Man slashed with sword after throwing brick at woman

A WOMAN has swung a Samurai sword at a man’s head after he allegedly threw a brick at her during a domestic disturbance in Sydney’s west.

The 29-year-old woman has been arrested and charged over the incident, which took place at a unit on Charles Street in Liverpool on Saturday night.

Police said the pair began arguing inside the unit before the woman left about 11.30pm and the man followed her.


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Once outside, the pair allegedly became involved in a second confrontation, during which it’s alleged the man hurled a brick at the woman.

She allegedly responded by pulling out a Samurai sword and chasing him into a common area of the units.

There, it’s alleged the woman swung the sword at the man’s head as he spoke with an acquaintance, police said.

The sword sliced through the man’s arm after he raised it to protect his face, causing a deep laceration.

He ran onto the Hume Highway where he managed to flag down a passing ambulance before being rushed to Liverpool Hospital.

The woman, who walked back to her unit after the attack, was arrested a short time later and taken to Liverpool Police Station.

She has since been charged with wounding a person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

The 29-year-old was remanded in custody overnight and due to appear in Parramatta Bail Court today.

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