A PREGNANT woman has been taken to hospital with minor injuries after witnessing a frenzied stabbing at a home in Sydney’s northwest.
Police and paramedics were called to a domestic disturbance at a house on Blacktown Road in Seven Hills just after 10pm last night.
When they arrived, they found a 31-year-old man who had been stabbed multiple times in the abdomen.
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Police said the man was in a serious condition and was rushed to Westmead Hospital for emergency surgery.
A 29-year-old pregnant woman who is believed to be the victim’s partner was also home at the time and witnessed the incident.
Police said she was found to have minor non life-threatening injuries and was taken to Blacktown Hospital as a precaution.
Acting on information from the public, a 25-year-old man believed to be the victim’s attacker was arrested this morning and taken to hospital for a mental health assessment.
The man, who police say is known to the couple, is expected to be interviewed by detectives once he is released from hospital.
The Blacktown Road property was declared a crime scene and examined by forensic specialists.
Anyone with any information that could assist police with their investigation is urged to come forward.
If you are in immediate danger call 000 now. If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support.
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
DV Connect Queensland Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 phone 1800 811 811
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast
You can report also information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via nsw.crimestoppers.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.