A man is due in court today, accused of stabbing a woman in the leg during an argument in a supermarket carpark.
Emergency crews were called to Boomerang Place in Cambridge Gardens around 7.30pm on Monday night, following reports of a stabbing.
“Police were told a man approached a white Hyundai Getz parked in a supermarket carpark and became involved in an argument with a woman seated in the passenger seat,” NSW Police said.
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“The argument turned physical when the man allegedly stabbed the woman in the leg and smashed the rear passenger window of the Hyundai, before fleeing the scene.”
Thankfully the 37-year-old woman was taken to Nepean Hospital in a stable condition.
Following a major search for the man, involving the police chopper and dog squad, he was arrested at a pharmacy on the Great Western Highway in Kingswood about 12.30pm yesterday.
The 39-year-old, who police say is known to the woman, has since been charged with wound person intend to cause grievous bodily harm (DV), assault occasioning actual bodily harm (DV), common assault (DV), destroy or damage property (DV), and possess prohibited drug.
He was refused bail to appear in Penrith Local Court today.
If you are in immediate danger call 000 now. If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support.
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
DV Connect Queensland Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 phone 1800 811 811
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast