Elderly man charged over Sydney stabbing

Perry Duffin
AAP

An elderly Sydney man is due to face court over the alleged attempted stabbing murder of his neighbour.

Police say the 77-year-old man got into an argument with a 50-year-old man at a unit block in Miranda, in Sydney's south, on Saturday.

The younger man was stabbed numerous times and taken to St George Hospital where he had surgery. He is in a stable condition.

The older man has been charged with attempted murder and wounding a person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

He is expected to face Parramatta Bail Court on Sunday.