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Stabbing Merrylands: Sydney man fighting for life after being knifed

Horrifying moment a blood-soaked man who has just been STABBED in broad daylight sits up before he is rushed to hospital in a critical condition

  • A man was rushed to hospital after he was stabbed on a western Sydney street 
  • The man was treated on the scene at Merrylands on Sunday by paramedics 
  • He was then transferred to Westmead Hospital where he is in a critical condition 
  • The street has been cordoned off and officers could be seen sweeping the area 
  • Following inquiries detectives arrested a man on Sunday afternoon  

A man is in serious condition after he was stabbed on a quiet suburban Sydney street in broad daylight. 

Emergency crews swarmed to the corner of Pitt Street and Sheffield Street at Merrylands in the city’s west about 3.30pm on Sunday.

Pictures show the 31-year-old man sitting up on the asphalt next to a pool of blood before he is treated by paramedics and bundled into the back of an ambulance to be rushed to hospital. 

Plain clothes and uniformed officers quickly cordoned off the entire street and swept the area for evidence. 

The man attempts to sit up in a pool of blood as paramedics rush to the scene

The man attempts to sit up as paramedics rush to the scene after he was stabbed on a western Sydney street (pictured) 

Fire crews, police and paramedics rushed to the scene on Sunday afternoon (pictured)

Fire crews, police and paramedics rushed to the scene on Sunday afternoon (pictured) 

Following inquiries, officers attended a nearby residence shortly after and arrested a 30-year-old man. He’s been taken to Granville Police Station.

It is understood the attack was targeted. 

The injured man was transported to Westmead Hospital where he is in a critical condition.  

Anyone with information is urged to contact police.

More to follow.

A team of paramedics bundle the man into an ambulance (pictured)

A team of paramedics bundle the man into an ambulance (pictured) 

The man was stabbed on the corner of Pitt Street and Sheffield Street at Merrylands (pictured)

The man was stabbed on the corner of Pitt Street and Sheffield Street at Merrylands (pictured) 

Uniformed officers and plain clothes detectives were quickly on the scene and cordoned off the area (pictured)

Uniformed officers and plain clothes detectives were quickly on the scene and cordoned off the area (pictured) 

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