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Man to face court after partner's throat slashed in Sydney



A man charged with the attempted murder of his partner in Sydney's south-west will face court today.

Just after 7.30am yesterday, police and emergency services were called to an alleged stabbing at a home at Fairfield.

Police were told on arrival a 54-year-old woman had been taken to hospital by a family member to be treated for a serious laceration to her throat.

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She has undergone surgery and remains in hospital in a serious condition.

A large knife was seized at the Fairfield home and a 57-year-old man arrested..

He was charged with cause wounding/grievous bodily harm to person with intent to murder.

The man was refused bail to appear at in court today.

Support is available from the National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service at 1800RESPECT (1800 737 732).

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