Woman stabbed in alleged domestic violence incident in Fairfield

UPDATE: A 60-year-old man, who is the victim’s husband, was arrested at the scene.He was taken to Fairfield Police Station and charged with attempted murder and wound with intent causing grievous bodily harm. He has been refused bail to appear at Fairfield Local Court today (Friday, August 11).

A man has been arrested and a woman is in a serious condition following a stabbing in Fairfield today.

Emergency services were called to a home at Polding Street just before 2pm (Thursday, August 10) and located a 53-year-old woman suffering a number of stab wounds.

A 60-year-old man was arrested at the scene.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the woman at the scene before taking her to Liverpool Hospital under police escort. She remains in a serious condition.

The man has been taken to Fairfield Police Station while inquiries into the incident continue. 

The incident is believed to be domestic violence related.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.