Nail salon worker is stabbed while trying to break up a fight between two girls, aged 13 and 14, at a shopping centre
- A woman has been stabbed after breaking up an alleged teenage girls’ fight
- Victim claims she intervened when the 13 and 14-year-old began arguing
- 13-year-old allegedly fled the scene but later handed herself in to NSW Police
- She was charged with reckless wounding, affray and custody of knife in a public
A nail salon worker has been slashed with a knife while trying to break up a pair of brawling teenage shoppers, police allege.
The fight took place at Warringah Mall in Sydney’s Northern Beaches on Monday afternoon.
The victim, a 42-year-old woman, was treated by paramedics at the scene for a knife wound to her arm before being taken to hospital.
A woman has allegedly been stabbed in the arm (pictured) while trying to break up two fighting teenagers
The victim claims she was breaking up a fight between the two girls, aged 13 and 14, inside a shop at the mall.
When she approached them, one turned on her and allegedly slashed her with a concealed knife.
Emergency services were called to the shopping centre at 3pm, where police spoke to the 14-year-old girl, who was unhurt, and paramedics treated the victim.
The alleged incident took place at Warringah Mall in Sydney’s Northern Beaches (pictured) on Monday
The 13-year-old had allegedly fled the scene but later turned herself in to police.
She was charged with reckless wounding, affray and custody of knife in a public.
The teen from Narraweena, also in Northern Sydney, was granted bail to appear at a children’s court on January 22.
The victim was taken to Royal North Shore Hospital (pictured) to recover from her knife wound
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