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A man in western Sydney found himself in trouble after allegedly wielding a box cutter and chasing people during a football match. The incident, which took place at Heber Park in Hebersham near Mt Druitt, prompted emergency services to respond following reports of the 24-year-old man with a knife.

Upon arriving at the scene, officers from Mount Druitt police area command discovered that members of the public had already restrained the alleged offender. It was reported that the man used the box cutter-type knife to slash another man in his 20s across the neck, resulting in injuries that required treatment at Nepean hospital.

The victim, who sustained wounds to the neck and head, was discharged from the hospital after receiving several stitches. The alleged offender, known to the police, was taken into custody and charged with offenses including stalking or intimidating, common assault, and wounding with the intention of causing grievous bodily harm.

The authorities are considering mental health as a potential factor in the attack. The man remained under police guard at Nepean hospital for assessment before being transferred to Mt Druitt police station. He was denied bail and was scheduled to appear at Mount Druitt local court for further proceedings.


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Article Title: Mt Druitt stabbing: man charged after allegedly chasing bystanders with box cutter at Sydney football match
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