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Gladesville Local Area Command

Man Charged With Attempted Murder – North Ryde

A man will face court next year after he was charged with attempted murder, following an incident in Sydney’s North West earlier this month.

On the evening of Saturday 5 December 2009, a 55-year-old Ryde man was having dinner with friends at a restaurant on Coxs Road, North Ryde.

About 10.30 pm, a friend of the 55-year-old became involved in a verbal altercation with a male outside the restaurant.

Following the verbal altercation, the male contacted a number of friends who were nearby.

The 55-year-old man also became involved in the altercation when one of the males allegedly produced a knife and stabbed him in the stomach a number of times.

Following the incident, the 55-year-old drove himself to Ryde Hospital. He was later transferred to Royal North Shore Hospital where he underwent surgery.

About 9.30am on Friday 11 December 2009, following investigations, an 18-year-old Baulkham Hills man attended Ryde Police Station with his solicitor.

He was subsequently charged with attempted murder and refused bail to attend Ryde Local Court on 4 February 2010.

During investigations a 17-year-old male was also arrested at his home in North Ryde. He was subsequently charged with affray and was refused bail to attend court on 20 December.

Investigations into the incident are continuing and investigators urge anyone with information to contact Gladesville Police via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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