Women left with critical injuries following stabbing

Police on the scene at Emu Plains. Photo: Jason Donnelly / TNV
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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.”

Photo: Jason Donnelly / TNV
Photo: Jason Donnelly / TNV

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.

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