Taxi driver stabbed in Ashfield

Investigations are underway after a taxi driver was stabbed in Ashfield overnight, NSW Police say.

About 10.15pm (Sunday 27 May 2018), a taxi driver attended Ashfield Police Station on Victoria Street, Ashfield, after he was injured by a female passenger.

Police have been told the incident occurred nearby. The female passenger has allegedly stabbed the taxi driver to the head after attempting to rob him.

The taxi driver, a 50-year-old man, was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics for a wound to the head before being taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a stable condition.

Officers from Burwood Police Area Command have established a number of crime scenes and are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident.

A 24-year-old woman was arrested and taken to Burwood Police Station.

Anyone with information is urged to come forward.

Inquiries continue.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers.

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