A man is in custody after allegedly stabbing two women in Emu Plains last night.
Just before midnight last night, police and emergency services were called to a house in Lucas Street, Emu Plains following reports of a stabbing.
Officers arrived a short time later and found a woman in her 50s and a woman in her early 20s with a number of stab wounds.
“Both women were taken by NSW Ambulance Paramedics to Westmead Hospital with critical injuries,” a Police spokesperson said.
“A man in his 20s was arrested nearby and has been taken to Penrith Police Station, where he is assisting with inquiries.”
It is understood that the two women are now in a stable condition, with their injuries being downgraded.
A crime scene has been established and will be examined by specialist forensic officers.
The incident is believed to be domestic-related.
Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.