Police are investigating a stabbing that has occurred in St Marys a short time ago.
Paramedics responded to a call for help at a unit block in Saddington Street, St Marys about an hour ago after reports of the stabbing.
The Weekender understands the victim is a male in his 50s. He has suffered a single stab wound to the back, it is believed.
Paramedics treated the man at the scene before he was transported to Westmead Hospital, which is best equipped to handle such a trauma situation.
A crime scene has been established.