Appeal for witnesses following assault and stabbing

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in Sydney’s south.

About 10pm yesterday (Wednesday 8 November 2017), emergency services were called to Hillcrest Avenue, Hurstville, following reports a fight had broken out and a man had been stabbed during a domestic dispute.

Police have been told up to five men, described as being of Asian appearance, began an argument with a 23-year-old man in Greenbank Street before following him to Hillcrest Avenue.

Officers attached to St George Local Area Command found the man suffering serious injuries to his hand.

He was taken to St George Public Hospital in a stable condition.

Anyone with information is urged to contact St George Police Station or Crime Stoppers.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page:

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via social media pages.

Source: NSW Police

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