Bus stabbing: 22 year old charged with attempted murder

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A man has been charged with attempted murder following a stabbing north of Campbelltown earlier this week.

The 22-year-old man was arrested at a bus stop on Eucalyptus Drive at Macquarie Fields, about 3pm yesterday (Thursday, November 16).

He was taken to Campbelltown Police Station where he was charged with attempted murder.

The man was refused bail to appear at Campbelltown Local Court today (Friday, November 17).

Police say that about 1.15pm on Wednesday (November 15), emergency services were called to a bus stop at the intersection of Sackville Street and Barff Road, Ingleburn, following reports a man had been stabbed multiple times.

Officers attached to Campbelltown City Police Area Command responded.

When they arrived, police officer found an 18-year-old man with serious injuries.

It is alleged the victim had been stabbed approximately 30 times on a bus by a man known to him.

He was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics and taken to Liverpool Hospital in a critical condition.

His condition was later upgraded to serious, but stable.

A crime scene was established, and detectives commenced an investigation into the attack, which was witnessed by several other bus passengers.

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