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Man in court over two separate stabbings in Campbelltown

A man has been charged and appeared in court yesterday following an investigation into two separate stabbings in the Campbelltown area in 2019 and 2020.

In the first incident, on March 4, 2019, police were notified after a man presented to the Campbelltown Hospital with stab wounds to his hand, chest and ear.

He was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police were told he was injured after being robbed and attacked with a machete at a home on Lochinver Place, St Andrews a day earlier.

In a second incident, on August 31, 2020, emergency services were called to a home on Julian Way at Claymore, and found a man suffering stab wounds to his chest and hands.

The man told police he was injured after being robbed in the street of two mobile phones and a watch.

He was taken to Liverpool Hospital by NSW Ambulance paramedics in a stable condition.

Officers from Campbelltown City Police Area Command established separate strike force investigations to investigate the incidents.

Following extensive investigations, detectives attached to Strike Force Gibbergunyah and Strike Force Havannah arrested a 32-year-old man on Wednesday of this week.

He was charged with several counts including wounding a person with intent to murder and aggravated robbery.

Yesterday morning, police executed a search warrant at a home on Hilder Way, Claymore.

Four mobile phones were seized, along with an electronic stun device.

The man was refused bail and appeared at Campbelltown Local Court yesterday, where he was formally refused bail to reappear at the same court on Wednesday, April 7 of this year.

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