Two youths have been charged after a teenage boy was stabbed during a fight in Sydney’s north-west last week.
About 9.40pm on Saturday 14 November 2020, emergency services were called to a metro station on Old Castle Hill Road, Castle Hill, following reports of a fight.
A 16-year-old boy was found with a stab wound to his chest. He was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Westmead Hospital in a serious but stable condition.
Officers from The Hills Police Area Command established a crime scene and commenced inquiries.
During investigations, it was revealed the boy had his Nike Tailwind sneakers stolen.
On Monday 23 November 2020, detectives executed two search warrants at home in Castle Hill and Baulkham Hills where they located a number of items that were seized.
Following the search, a 17-year-old boy was arrested at Castle Hill Police Station and charged with reckless wounding – in company, affray, armed with intent commit indictable offence and having custody of a knife in a public place.
A second teen, also aged 17, was also arrested at Castle Hill Police Station and charged with robbery in company, affray, receive/dispose of stolen property used in an indictable offence and possess or use a prohibited weapon without a permit.
They were given condition bail and are due to appear in a children’s court on Tuesday 15 December 2020.