Man arrested after three stabbed in attack at Sydney hotel

THREE people are recovering in hospital after they were stabbed in an attack at a hotel in Sydney’s south.

Emergency services were called to the Rocksia Hotel on the Princes Highway in Arncliffe at around 2am on Sunday after receiving reports that several people had been stabbed inside the venue.

It’s understood two men became involved in a verbal argument, before one of them was escorted from the premises.


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The evicted patron allegedly returned to the venue armed with a knife and stabbed three men in a blitz attack before fleeing the scene.

The first man, believed to be aged in his 40s, was stabbed in the hand, while the second, also aged in his 40s, was knifed in the stomach and shoulder and the third in the chest.

All three were treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to St George Hospital.

It’s understood witnesses chased the alleged attacker to a nearby park where they managed to detain him until police arrived.

The man, believed to be aged in his 30s, was taken to the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital with minor facial injuries.

He remains there this morning, under police guard.

No charges have been laid.

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