Man Sexually Assaults Girl, 7, In Public Toilet
A man has been arrested by police after allegedly sexually assaulting a young girl in a public toilet before stabbing another man in Sydney’s south.
The incident is believed to have occurred at about 7:55pm on Thursday in the toilet of a commercial premises on Railway Parade in Kogarah.
Police alleged that the 54-year-old man assaulted and sexually assaulted the seven-year-old girl.
A 46-year-old man suffered stab wounds to his abdomen and neck during a struggle when he attempted to confront the alleged offender.
Bystanders came to the injured man’s aid and detained the offender until police arrived on the scene.
The 46-year-old man is in a stable condition at St George Hospital. The 7-year-old girl was taken to Sydney Children’s Hospital for observation.
The 54-year-old man was arrested and also taken to hospital with facial swelling and bruising. He remains under police guard and investigations will continue later on Friday.