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North Manly man arrested over DV gym stabbing

A North Manly resident has been charged with intent to murder after a woman was allegedly stabbed in a domestic related incident in Sydney’s south yesterday.

About 12.30pm on Wednesday (8 May 2024), emergency services were called to O’Riordan Street, Alexandria, a gym, following reports a woman had been injured.

On arrival, officers attached to South Sydney Police Area Command found a 39-year-old woman suffering stab wounds. She was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before being taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a stable condition.

A crime scene was established, and detectives commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding this incident.

The incident has received significant media attention as national attention turns to the high, and increasing, rate of women killed by their partners

About 7.50am today (Thursday 9 May 2024) a 45-year-old man – known to the woman – was arrested after presenting to Dee Why Police Station.

The man, whose name is known to this masthead but will be withheld until a court appearance, was taken to to Manly Police Station.

Residents of Thomas Street in North Manly reported more than a dozen detectives and a SWAT team at the man’s home this afternoon.

The man was charged with cause wounding/grievous bodily harm to person with intent to murder (DV) and contravene prohibition/restriction in AVO (domestic). He has been refused bail to appear before Manly Local Court tomorrow (Friday 10 May 2024).

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