Man accused of slashing sister’s throat in horror knife attack at NSW home

A 28-YEAR-OLD woman remains in the intensive care unit of a Sydney hospital after her throat was cut and body repeatedly stabbed in a horrifying attack in the family home.

The woman’s 26-year-old brother is behind bars, charged over the frenzied attack which allegedly took place inside the family’s Waterloo home on Thursday morning.

Police only released details of the horrific incident in a statement just before 10pm last night. They said emergency crews were called to the Raglan Street address around 9.40am.


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When they arrived, they found the woman bleeding from multiple knife wounds.

Police said the woman had been stabbed multiple times in the neck, back and shoulder, allegedly by her brother.

The 26-year-old man allegedly tried to flee the scene on foot. He was arrested on a nearby street shortly after the attack.

The man’s sister was stabilised at the scene before she was rushed to the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a serious condition with a punctured lung and multiple lacerations.

The 28-year-old remains in the intensive care unit.

Her brother was taken to Redfern Police Station where has since been charged with causing grievous bodily harm to person with intent.

He was refused bail and will appear in the Downing Centre Local Court today (Friday 7 October).

Are you experiencing sexual assault or domestic and family violence? Or seeking to support someone who is? If so, call the National Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence hotline on 1800RESPECT.