Police stop passenger train after savage double stabbing in Sydney’s west

POLICE have stopped a passenger train in Sydney’s west after two people were stabbed during a brutal brawl between rival gangs.

The two men, aged 20 and 22, were both knifed in the back during a fight which erupted on Dunmore Street in Wentworthville just after 11.30pm last night.

Police said around 100 people were leaving a local community centre when a number of fights broke out.


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The older man took himself to Westmead Hospital where he remains after undergone surgery.

The 20-year-old, however, boarded a train to Toongabbie Railway Station where he was treated by paramedics.

He too was eventually taken to Westmead Hospital where he remains this morning in a stable condition.

Police saturated the area in the search for those involved in the attack but so far no arrests have been made.

Forensic police are this morning examining a number of crime scenes in several suburbs, including a train which has been stopped at Riverstone, around 20 kilometres away from the scene of the attack in Wentworthville.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information that may assist detectives with their investigation is urged to come forward and contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.