Two men have been charged as an investigation into an alleged stabbing in Sydney’s south west last weekend continues.
About 1.15pm on Sunday 18 July 2021, emergency services were called to a shopping complex car park on the Hume Highway, Bass Hill, following reports of a brawl.
Officers from Bankstown Police Area Command attended and found a 37-year-old man with a stab wound to his abdomen.
He was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being taken to Liverpool Hospital in a stable condition.
His injuries were not considered to be life-threatening.
Following investigations, about 8.20pm yesterday (Tuesday 20 July 2021), a 21-year-old man attended Bankstown Police Station, where he was arrested.
The man was charged with wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, affray and passenger not disclose driver’s/other passenger’s identity.
He was refused bail to appear at Bankstown Local Court today (Wednesday 21 July 2021).
Earlier, about 6.30pm yesterday (Tuesday 20 July 2021), officers attached to Bankstown Police Area Command attended a home on Weeroona Road, Edensor Park, where they spoke with a 24-year-old man.
He was arrested and taken to Fairfield Police Station, where he was charged with hinder investigation serious indictable offence of other and owner not disclose identity of driver/passenger in relation to him failing to comply with the indictable form of demand.
The man was also issued an infringement notice for not complying with the current health orders.
He was given conditional bail to appear at Fairfield Local Court Monday 9 August 2021.
Inquiries 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. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.