Boy, 16, charged over frenzied knife attack

A 16-YEAR-OLD boy will spend his second night behind bars tonight, charged over a frenzied stabbing attack in Sydney.

The teenager is accused of stabbing a 31-year-old man multiple times in the chest and stomach at a home on Mitchell Street in Glebe just after 11.30pm on Saturday.

The victim was treated by paramedics at the scene before being rushed to the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital where police say he remains this evening, in a critical but stable condition.


The 16-year-old boy was arrested on Tebbutt Street in Leichardt, four kilometres away, a short time later.

He was taken to Newtown Police Station where he was charged with causing grievous bodily harm to person with intent.

The teen was remanded in custody on Saturday night and will spend a second night in lock-up tonight ahead of his appearance in a Children’s Court tomorrow.

In a statement, police confirmed the boy and his victim are known to each other. Their relationship is not known.

A crime scene was established at the Mitchell Street home and was examined by forensic police.

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