Another man charged after investigation into stabbings - Campbelltown

Friday, 24 June 2022 06:22:27 PM

Another man has been charged following investigations under Strike Force Gibbergunyah and Strike Force Havannah into two separate stabbings in Sydney’s south-west in 2019 and 2020.

In the first incident, about 6.30pm on Monday 4 March 2019, police were notified after a man presented to the Campbelltown Hospital with non-life threatening stab wounds to his hand, chest and ear.

Police were told he was injured after being robbed and attacked with a machete at a home on Lochinver Place, St Andrews, the day before (Sunday 3 March 2019).

In a second incident, about 1.15am on Monday 31 August 2020, emergency services were called to a home on Julian Way, Claymore, and found a man suffering stab wounds to his chest and hands.

The man told police he was injured after being robbed in the street of two mobile phones and a watch.

He was taken to Liverpool Hospital by NSW Ambulance paramedics in a stable condition.

At the time, officers from Campbelltown City Police Area Command established Strike Force Gibbergunyah and Strike Force Havannah to investigate the incidents.

Following inquiries, detectives arrested a 32-year-old man at Campbelltown Police Station on Wednesday 24 February 2021. He remains before the courts.

On Thursday 25 February 2021, police executed a search warrant at a home on Hilder Way, Claymore, and seized four mobile phones, along with an electronic stun device.

Following extensive investigations, a 37-year-old man was issued a Court Attendance Notice for cause wounding to person with intent to murder, aggravated robbery with wounding/ grievous bodily harm, and wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

The man was refused bail and will appear in Campbelltown Local Court on Wednesday 10 August 2022.