Man, 37, charged after three stabbed at Rocksia Hotel, Arncliffe

A man, 37, has been charged after three men were allegedly stabbed following an altercation at the Rocksia Hotel at Arncliffe about 2am on Sunday.

“Initial inquiries suggest two men became involved in a verbal argument, with one of the men being escorted from the venue,” a police spokesman said.

“Police have been told a man, allegedly returned to the venue armed with a knife, where he stabbed three men, before fleeing the scene.”

One man was stabbed in the hand, another received a stab wound to his stomach and shoulder area while the third man was stabbed in the chest.

The third man, received a stab wound to his chest.

Paramedics treated the three men, aged 39, 40 and 47, at the scene before taking them to St George Hospital.

The police spokesman said the injuries to all three men were considered to be non-life-threatening.

The spokesman said witnesses chased the assailant, and a man was located in a nearby park and held until police arrived.

A man, 37, was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, and treated for minor facial injuries.

He was taken to Kogarah Police Station on Sunday morning, where he was charged with wound, two counts of intent to cause grievous bodily harm, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and common assault. 

He was refused bail and is due to appear at Sutherland Local Court tomorrow on Monday.


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