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Teens arrested over stabbing

| 22.07,09. 10:08 AM |

Teens arrested over stabbing


 July 22, 2009 6:33AM

TWO teenagers have been arrested over the repeated stabbing of a man during a fight in a western Sydney unit, with one boy charged with attempted murder.

The 25-year-old man was stabbed when he intervened after five men forced their way into his female friend's Merrylands West unit last Thursday night.

Police said the man suffered wounds to the torso and left leg. He underwent emergency surgery in Westmead Hospital and is in a stable condition.

Yesterday police arrested a 16-year-old boy at a home in Greystanes, while a 17-year-old was taken into custody after police attended a home in Merrylands.

The 17-year-old has been charged with attempted murder, intent to commit grievous bodily harm, and special aggravated enter dwelling.

The 16-year-old has been charged with special aggravated enter dwelling and with intent to commit grievous bodily harm.

Yesterday's arrests follow those of two 18-year-old youths, one at the weekend and the other last Friday.


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