Teen girl charged with almost killing man in domestic-related stabbing

A TEENAGE girl is due in court today, charged with almost stabbing a man to death at a house in Sydney’s west.

The 19-year-old allegedly drove a knife through the 37-year-old man’s chest during a domestic disturbance at a house in South Penrith on Saturday.

Police were called to the Banderra Road just before 3pm where they found the man with a serious stab wound.


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He was treated by paramedics at the scene before being taken to Westmead Hospital in a critical condition.

The man remains in hospital this afternoon, fighting for his life.

The 19-year-old was arrested at the home and taken to Penrith Police Station where she was formally charged with a list of serious offences overnight.

Police confirmed the incident was domestic related.

The relationship between the pair, however, is not known.

The 19-year-old was refused bail to appear in Parramatta Local Court today.

If you or someone you know is impacted by sexual assault or family violence, call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 or visit www.1800RESPECT.org.au – In an emergency, call 000.

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