Second man charged after stabbing at sports ground – North Parramatta

A second man has been charged following the stabbing of three people at a sporting ground in Sydney’s north-west on the weekend.

About 11.20am on Sunday (9 August 2020), emergency services were called to Old Saleyards Reserve on Gladstone Street, North Parramatta, after reports of an assault.

Police have been told a physical altercation occurred at the conclusion of a rugby league match before three males – a 19-year-old player and two spectators, aged 16 and 22 – were stabbed.

Several men fled the scene prior to the arrival of police.

The injured teens were treated by paramedics before being taken to Westmead Hospital, where they underwent treatment.

Officers from Cumberland Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

On Sunday afternoon, a 20-year-old Kingswood man was arrested at Penrith Police Station. He was charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm while in company and affray.

He was formally refused bail when he appeared at Parramatta Local Court on Monday 10 August 2020 and will appear again before the same Court on Thursday 8 October 2020.

Following further inquiries, police arrested a 19-year-old man at 1.00pm today (Tuesday 11 August 2020) after he was released from Nepean Hospital. He was taken to Granville Police Station, where he was charged with three counts of wound with intent.

The man was refused bail and will appear before Parramatta Local Court today.

Inquiries continue.

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