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Man, 80, stabbed in chest in Sydney

A man has been arrested after an 80-year-old man was stabbed in the chest in Sydney's southwest.

The victim and the detained 24-year-old are known to each other, NSW Police said.

Emergency services were called to a home on Stockton Avenue, Moorebank, just after 7am on Sunday.

The elderly man was taken to Liverpool Hospital in a stable condition.

Meanwhile a 29-year-old man was stabbed in the chest with a piece of wood in an incident at a unit in Lascelles Avenue, Greenacre on Saturday night.

A 28-year-old man was charged with reckless wounding and was due to appear at Parramatta Bail Court on Sunday. The victim is in a stable condition at St George Hospital.

Both men involved in that incident are also known to each other, police said.

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