NSW: Man arrested after brawl, stabbing, siege

A MAN has been arrested following a dramatic stand-off with police at Haberfield overnight.

About 8.40pm, emergency services were called to a block of units on Ramsay Street after reports of a man being stabbed.

An injured man was assessed by paramedics and is continuing to receive treatment in hospital for non life threatening injuries.


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It was revealed the man had been stabbed during a brawl at the apartment complex and that five of the men involved had barricaded themselves inside a nearby unit.

Specialist police were called to the scene to try and negotiate with those held up inside.

Four of the occupants surrendered to police without incident and are currently assisting them with their inquiries, however a fifth man remained inside the roof cavity of the home and was not arrested until 4.40am this morning.

He was taken to Burwood Police Station for questioning.

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