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Leumeah man, 50, charged with attempted murder

A man will face court today on an attempted murder charge following a stabbing during an altercation between neighbours in Leumeah overnight.

The incident took place around 8.45pm when two male residents of a unit complex on Middleton Road became involved in a violent altercation in a communal area of the building.

During the incident, one of the men, aged 50, retrieved a machete from his unit, before allegedly stabbing the other man, aged 37, several times in the neck and body.

Witnesses intervened and the man returned to his unit with the weapon.

Emergency services were contacted and the younger man was taken to Liverpool Hospital, where he remains in a critical condition this morning.

Police from Campbelltown Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

The older man was arrested and taken to Campbelltown Police Station, where he was charged with attempted murder.

He was refused bail and will appear at Campbelltown Local Court today.

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In a separate incident, a man has been arrested and charged for multiple break, enter and steals in Liverpool.

Yesterday morning detectives attached to Liverpool City Police Area Command attended an apartment complex on Shepherd Street.

Police were investigating burglaries that had taken place at the location and arrested a 45-year-old man who lives there.

A search warrant was executed at his unit where multiple items reported stolen were recovered.

Police will allege that the man was involved in a number of break and enters on Monday and Tuesday, December 2-3.

He was taken to Liverpool Police Station and charged with four counts of break, enter and steal, malicious damage and goods in custody on premises.

He was refused bail and will appear at Liverpool Local Court today.

Anyone who may have fallen victim to a similar crime in the Liverpool area is encouraged to contact Liverpool Police Station on 9765 9499 or Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au

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