Man is stabbed in the FACE with a nail punch in western Sydney home

Homeowner is stabbed in the FACE with a nail punch after two visitors arrived at his house to purchase an item they saw on social media – as one man is charged for the brutal attack

  • A 26-year-old man has been stabbed in the face with a nail punch on Tuesday
  • 21-year-old male allegedly stabbed the man after arriving to buy an item
  • Injured man taken to Westmead Hospital to remove the nail punch from his face
  • Police charged man with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm

A 21-year-old man has been charged with stabbing another man with a nail punch, allegedly leaving the sharp tool lodged in his face.

The incident occurred at a home on Jindabyne Circuit in Woodcroft, in western Sydney, when two men arrived to buy an item advertised on social media before midday on Tuesday.

Police say a fight broke out after the 26-year-old male occupant spoke to the men at the door, ending with a brutal nail punch attack.

A man was stabbed with a nail punch at a home onJindabyne Circuit in Woodcroft New South Wales on Tuesday (pictured: Google Map image of Jindabyne Circuit)

A man was stabbed with a nail punch at a home onJindabyne Circuit in Woodcroft New South Wales on Tuesday (pictured: Google Map image of Jindabyne Circuit)

The injured 26-year-old man was taken to Westmead Hospital to remove the nail punch from his face (pictured: stock image of Westmead Hospital)

The injured 26-year-old man was taken to Westmead Hospital to remove the nail punch from his face (pictured: stock image of Westmead Hospital)

The injured man was taken to Westmead Hospital and underwent surgery to remove the nail punch from his face.

Officers from Blacktown Police Area Command attended and established a crime scene.

Police arrested three men – aged 21, 24 and 25 – over the stabbing after stopping a Mitsubishi Lancer on Northcott Road, Lalor Park, at about 12.20pm.

The men were taken to Mt Druitt Police Station and the 21-year-old was charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Police said the men were known to each other.

The 21-year-old will appear at Mount Druitt Local Court on Wednesday.

The other two men have not been charged and were released pending further inquiries.

A 21-year-old male was arrested and charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and will attend Mount Druitt Local Court (pictured) on Wednesday

A 21-year-old male was arrested and charged with wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and will attend Mount Druitt Local Court (pictured) on Wednesday

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