Man Charged After Two Alleged Bus Stop Stabbings
One man has been charged after allegedly stabbing two men in separate attacks at bus stops in Brookvale and Wynyard.
The first attack occurred at around 3:30pm on Tuesday at the bus stand southbound on Pittwater Road, Brookvale. It’s believed that an unknown man armed with a knife allegedly stabbed a 50-year-old man from Manly Vale was stabbed in a shoulder.
The 50-year-old victim was treated at the scene by NSW Ambulance paramedics, before being transported to Royal North Shore Hospital for further treatment.
Police officer from Northern Beaches Police Area Command were notified about the attack and an investigation commenced.
The second attack occurred at around 2pm on Wednesday at a bus stop on Carrington Street outside Wynyard Railway Station.
Emergency services were called called to the scene after reports that a man had been stabbed by another man while waiting in the bus queue. This victim suffered stab wounds to the back of the neck.
He was treated at the scene by paramedics before being taken to St Vincent’s Hospital where he is currently in a stable condition.
Officers from Sydney City Police Area Command opened an investigation and by about 3pm police had arrested a man nearby.
The man was taken to Day Street Police Station where he was charged with wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit, and affray.
He has been refused bail and is set to face Central Local Court later today.