Three men have been rushed to hospital after a “brutal” stabbing following a football game in Sydney’s northwest.
Emergency services were called to Old Saleyards Reserve on Gladstone Street, North Parramatta, just after 11.20am on Sunday following reports of an assault.
NSW Police said officers were told a physical altercation occurred at the end of a rugby league match where the three men were stabbed.
“When we arrived at the scene it was very alarming – these were brutal attacks,” NSW Ambulance Duty Operations Manager, Inspector Nathan Sheraton, said in a statement.
“Wounds like this can cause an extensive amount of damage and often we can see the extent of damage done – so it is very concerning whenever we are called to jobs like this”
The injured men were treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to Westmead Hospital.
NSW Ambulance said an 18-year-old man was treated for a stab wound to his neck and is in a critical condition
A 22-year-old man was treated for stab wounds to his torso and is in a critical condition
The third man was treated for wounds to his arms and is in a stable condition.
NSW Police said “several” men fled the scene before police arrived.
A crime scene has been established by officers from Cumberland Police Area Command and an investigation is underway.
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