Pair stabbed in face, chest and back in Sydney knife-attack

TWO men have been stabbed in the face, chest and back in a horror knife-attack in Sydney’s south-west.

Police said emergency crews were called to reports of a stabbing on the Hume Highway at Bass Hill around 3.35pm AEDT on Saturday.

When they arrived, they found a 28-year-old with a stab wound to his back and a 26-year-old man who had been stabbed in the chest and face.


Both victims were rushed to Liverpool Hospital for treatment. Police said they were transported in a stable condition.

Their injuries are not considered life-threatening.

It is not known what triggered the attack.

A crime scene has been established and is this afternoon being examined by forensic police.

Detectives say they are searching for a man with “multiple tattoos” who was reportedly seen in the area around the time of the double stabbing.

He is described as being of Mediterranean/Middle Eastern appearance and aged in his 20s. Police say he was wearing a black singlet.

Anyone with any information is urged to come forward and contact police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.