Police are investigating after a man was stabbed in the back during an attempted armed robbery on Thursday night. About 9.15pm a man, 28, and a woman, 20, were walking through a park on Water Lily Terrace when they were approached by a man. Police will allege the man threatened the couple before an altercation took place, during which he produced a knife and stabbed the 28-year-old man in the back. The man and woman ran before contacting emergency services. The injured man was treated by paramedics before being taken to Westmead Hospital with a non-life-threatening injury and later released. The woman was not injured. Mt Druitt police estab-lished a crime scene that was examined by specialist forensic officers. Police would like to speak with a man described as being of Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander appearance, with a thin build. He was wearing a blue hooded jumper, brown pants, and carrying a knife. Police urge anyone with information to come forward.
LETHBRIDGE PARK A man will face court in relation to a break and enter in which a second man allegedly had a knife held against his throat. Police were called to a unit on Hawaii Ave in the early hours of Sunday morning after a fight broke out between four people. Police will allege a man, 25, attended the property and allegedly attempted to kick down the front door about 1.15am before climbing from a hallway into a kitchen window of the unit. He was allegedly armed with a knife and struggled with a woman, 29, inside the unit and another man, aged in his mid-20s. The man inside the unit allegedly had a knife held to his throat and suffered a minor laceration to his stomach. A woman, 21, tried to get bet-ween the men but was allegedly bitten by the man, 25. The other woman, 29, was able to drag the injured man to another room before the other man left. A Tregear man, 25, has been charged with two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, two counts of stalking and entering a dwelling with intent while armed.
ST MARYS St Marys police are investigating reports of shots fired at a home in Werrington County. Police have been told residents of a home on Henry Lawson Ave moved from the premises on May 17 and about 2.30pm on May 26, two of the previous tenants returned to collect belongings when what appeared to be a bullet hole was located through the front window of the home. Police would like to witnesses.