Man stabbed repeatedly in neck, chest at family barbecue

A man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed five times in the chest and neck at a family barbecue in Sydney’s southwest.

The barbecue at Canley Heights turned nasty on Sunday about 3.30am after a 29-year-old man was stabbed.

NSW Police Inspector Adam Bird said the man was involved in an argument with “an unknown male”.

A man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed five times in the chest and neck at a family barbecue in Canley Heights. Source: 7 News
A man is recovering in hospital after being stabbed five times in the chest and neck at a family barbecue in Canley Heights. Source: 7 News

Police will allege the second man stabbed the 29-year-old a number of times before running away.

The victim was taken to hospital in a serious condition. He’s currently stable.

Concerned residents claim the people living in the home have a number of issues, with one claiming they fight, scream and “physically try to hurt each other”.

A 25-year-old Melbourne man is being interviewed by police after he was arrested at unit block in nearby Carramar on Sunday afternoon.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 or use the online reporting page.

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