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Three men stabbed - Arncliffe

Sunday, 16 July 2017 03:48:38 AM

Police are investigating after three men were stabbed following an altercation in Sydney’s south.

About 2am today (Sunday 16 July 2017), emergency services were called to a licensed premises on the Princes Highway, Arncliffe, following reports several people had been stabbed.

Initial inquiries suggest two men became involved in a verbal argument, with one of the men being escorted from the venue.

Police have been told a man, aged in his 30s, allegedly returned to the venue armed with a knife, where he stabbed three men, before fleeing the scene.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the three men at the scene before taking them to St George Hospital.

The first man, believed to be in his 40s, received a stab wound to his hand.

A second man, also believed to be in his 40s, received a stab wound to his stomach and shoulder area.

The third man, received a stab wound to his chest.

Witnesses chased the man, where he was located in a nearby park and held until police arrived.

Officers attached to St George Local Area Command established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.

The man in his 30s was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for minor facial injuries and remains under police guard.

Inquiries are continuing.

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