A man will face court today after he allegedly stabbed a man with a pair of scissors in Fairfield overnight.
About 11pm on Monday, February 22, officers from Fairfield City Police Area Command attended Harris Street following reports a man had been stabbed in the upper arm.
The 47-year-old man was treated at the scene and taken to Liverpool Hospital in a stable condition.
While police were patrolling, they noticed a man walking on Railway Parade at Cabramatta, matching the description supplied to them. The man ran when he saw the police and a foot pursuit commenced.
The 28-old Villawood man was arrested and taken to Fairfield Police Station.
Police will allege the man approached a group of men in Harris Street and attempted to start a fight. As one of the men started walking towards his car the man allegedly produced a pair of scissors and stabbed him.
The man was charged with wounding a person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and was refused bail. He will appear in Liverpool Local Court today.