Police release pictures of man wanted over random stabbing of Sydney woman

Police have released photos of a man they wish to speak to after a woman was stabbed in the ribs in Sydney’s inner-west.

The woman, 38, was with friends on Bedford Street, Newtown, on September 6 about 6pm when a man she didn’t know approached her.

The man began to argue with the woman before he allegedly assaulted her “several times” and stabbed her in the ribs.

Police wish to speak with this man after a 38-year-old woman was stabbed in Newtown. Source: NSW Police

The 38-year-old took herself to nearby Newtown Police Station before she was transported to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for treatment.

She has since been released.

Police have released images of a man they believe might be able to assist with their enquiries.

He has been described as being of Pacific Islander/Maori appearance, about 175cm tall, of an athletic build and aged in his early 20s.

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

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