Pregnant woman stabbed repeatedly by child in Sydney’s north
A pregnant woman has been repeatedly stabbed by a child during a home invasion in Sydney’s north.
Just before 9pm, the 33-year-old mother-to-be disturbed an intruder at her home on Gloria Close at Mt Colah.
She was stabbed several times in the abdomen and chest before the assailant fled the scene.
The woman went to her neighbours for help and was rushed to Royal North Shore Hospital by ambulance.
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She has undergone surgery and remains in a stable condition with her unborn child expected to be ok.
Police descended on the area and within an hour arrested a 14-year-old boy on a nearby street.
A pregnant woman has undergone surgery after she was stabbed during a home invasion at #MtColah. A 14yo boy was arrested nearby and is under police guard in hospital. @7NewsSydney pic.twitter.com/z5jrhgFWDY
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He’s been taken to hospital, requiring surgery for wounds to his hands.
Police are waiting to formally speak with him while an operation is ongoing at the scene of the crime.