Pair charged after man bashed, stabbed in frenzied attack

TWO men have been charged over a frenzied knife attack which left a man with serious injuries in Sydney’s south.

Police said the 46-year-old victim was bashed and stabbed multiple times in the buttocks and chest on the Princes Highway, near Keats Avenue at Rockdale around 11pm on Friday.

Paramedics treated the man at the scene before taking him to St George Hospital in a stable condition.


Two men aged 28 and 53 were arrested at the scene of the attack and taken to Kogarah Police Station for questioning.

The 28-year-old has since been charged with wounding a person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm while the older man was charged with assault causing actual bodily harm while in the company of others.

The older man was released on conditional bail to appear in Sutherland Local Court on Wednesday, February 14.

The 28-year-old appeared in Parramatta Bail Court on Saturday where he was remanded in custody until his next appearance in Central Local Court on Thursday.

Police confirmed all three men are known to each other.

Investigations are continuing.

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