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Thursday, July 25, 2024

Man, 61, charged with stabbing of woman

NSW Police have been charged a 61-year-old man after a 55-year-old woman was stabbed multiple times at Villawood on Sunday.

Emergency services were called to Alcoomie Street, Villawood at about 3pm following reports of a stabbing.

“Officers attached to the Bankstown Police Area Command attended and found a 55-year-old woman with stab wounds to her head, back and chest,” NSW Police said in a statement.

“She was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics and was taken to Liverpool Hospital where she remains in a stable condition.”

A 61-year-old man was arrested at the scene and taken to Westmead Hospital where he remained under police guard until he was charged yesterday with cause wounding/grievous bodily harm with intent to murder, and contravene prohibition/restriction in AVO (domestic).

He has been bail refused bail to appear via AVL in Parramatta Local Court today.

Police will allege in court the stabbing was domestic violence related.

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