Teenage boy charged over stabbing at Bankstown

A teenage boy has been charged over the alleged stabbing of another teenage boy in Sydney’s west yesterday.

About 7pm (Monday 25 October 2021), police were notified after a 14-year-old boy presented to Bankstown Hospital with a stab wound to his abdomen.

The boy was later transferred to Randwick Children’s Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers attached to Bankstown Police Area Command subsequently commenced an investigation into the incident.

Officers were told the boy had been stabbed by another male at a park near the intersection of Alcoomie and Nurragi Streets, Villawood.

The injured teen was then driven to hospital for treatment.

Following inquiries, officers arrested a 14-year-old boy at a home at Bass Hill about 11.30pm.

He was taken to Bankstown Police Station and charged with reckless wounding.

The teenager was granted conditional bail and is due to appear at a children’s court on Thursday 11 November 2021.

The boys are known to each other and inquiries into the incident are continuing.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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