Teenage girl charged after alleged Toongabbie stabbing, NSW

A teenage girl has been charged after a woman was allegedly stabbed in Sydney’s west yesterday morning.

Police will allege just after midnight on Wednesday 23 January 2019, a 19-year-old woman was walking along Cornelia Road, Toongabbie, when an unknown female approached her near the intersection of Cecilia Street and requested to use a mobile phone.

The female threatened the woman and demanded her personal belongings, before the woman sustained multiple stab wounds to her stomach, back, and arms.

The female fled the scene on foot.

The injured woman was able to walk back to her home nearby, where she contacted emergency services.

She was taken to Westmead Hospital where she remains in a stable condition.

Following inquiries, police identified a 14-year-old girl they believed could assist with investigations.

About 11pm on Wednesday 23 January, the 14-year-old girl was seen walking past Blacktown Police Station and was arrested.

The girl was charged with wound with intent in relation to the incident.

She was also charged with robbery with wounding relating to a separate offence committed on 6 January 2019.

She was refused bail to appear before a children’s court today (Thursday 24 January 2019).

Police would like to thank the public for their assistance in relation to the incident.

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