BID­WILL

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - NEWS -

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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.

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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.

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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.

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