Man charged after four people stabbed in Smithfield

Police have charged a man after he allegedly stabbed four men at Smithfield last week.

Police have been told three security guards and two men became involved in a verbal altercation at a licensed premise on the Cumberland Highway, Smithfield just before 10.15pm (Friday, September 8).

The men became involved in a physical altercation where it is alleged a knife was produced and four men were stabbed. Three men were taken to hospital and the fourth man was treated at the scene and subsequently being taken to hospital.

Police attended and a 44-year-old man was arrested and taken to Fairfield Police Station. After complaining of feeling unwell he was taken to Westmead Hospital and remains under police guard.

About 3pm today (Monday, September 11), the 44-year-old man was charged with two counts of wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, reckless wounding, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and excluded person fail to leave premises when required.

He was refused bail and is due to appear in Campbelltown Local Court on Wednesday, September 27.