Teenage brother to face court over stabbing

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policedinkusA teenager will face court later today in the wake of an overnight stabbing at Macquarie Fields which has left his brother in hospital.

Emergency services were called to a home on Gimlet Place just after 10pm, following reports a man had been injured.

Inquiries revealed the 24-year-old man was allegedly injured during an alleged altercation with his sibling.

Police and NSW Ambulance Paramedics attended and a crime scene was established.

After being assessed on site by NSW Ambulance Paramedics, the 24-year-old man was taken to Liverpool Hospital, where he remains in a stable condition.

The 17-year-old was arrested after he attended Macquarie Fields Police Station.

He was charged with wounding with intent to cause grievious bodily harm.

He was refused bail and will appear in a children’s court later today.

• In a separate incident, a man has been charged with counterfeit currency and weapon offences in Camden.

Officers attached to Camden Local Area Command were conducting patrols along the Camden Bypass when they stopped a Toyota Hilux on Saturday.

Police spoke to the 40-year-old male driver before searching the car, where it will be alleged they located a ballistic vest, clear sheets with currency printed on them, Australian currency and ecstasy tablets.

All items were seized for forensic examination.

The man was arrested and taken to Narellan Police Station, where he was charged with having goods in custody, possessing a prohibited article and possessing counterfeit currency.

He was granted conditional bail, to appear at Camden Local Court on June 16.


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