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Elderly pub-goer, 85, is stabbed in the chest with a steak knife

Elderly pub-goer, 85, is stabbed in the chest with a steak knife after a disagreement over a few beers – as a hunt begins for the attacker

  •  The elderly man was stabbed at the Camelia Grove Hotel in Alexandria
  •  The alleged attacker fled the scene and a police hunt has commenced
  •  The 85-year-old pensioner was taken to hospital in a critical condition

A police hunt has commenced for a man who stabbed an elderly pensioner at a local pub.

The 85-year-old man was taken to hospital in a critical condition after he was stabbed on Saturday at the Camelia Grove Hotel in Alexandria, Sydney. 

The alleged attacker, who police believe knew the victim, fled the scene.

The 85-year-old man was taken to hospital in a critical condition after he was stabed on Saturday at the Camelia Grove Hotel in Alexandria, Sydney (pictured)

Emergency services were called just before 3pm on Saturday to the pub on Henderson street. 

The attacker stabbed the man with a steak knife in the chest. 

Officers from the Redfern Police Area Command were called to the scene.

An investigation was launched to identify and locate the man.

Police are urging anyone with information to come forward.

Emergency services (pictured) were called before 3pm on Saturday to attend to the victim

Emergency services (pictured) were called before 3pm on Saturday to attend to the victim 

 

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