Man Refused Bail Over Stabbing Of Police Officer At Sydney's Central Station
NSW Constable Hayden Edwards was stabbed at Sydney's main train station on Friday night, and officers have seized what they believe was the weapon.
UPDATE: A 53-year-old man has not applied for bail over the alleged stabbing of the police officer.
The man was arrested after being released from hospital on Saturday morning, and fronted Parramatta Bail Court on Sunday.
The man was charged with a string of offences including wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and custody of a knife in a public place.
The senior constable was on duty at Central Station when he was stabbed at about 6:45 pm.
Police allege a man approached officers from the Police Transport Command and stabbed the officer in the back.
The 30-year-old was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a serious but stable condition.
Police allege the man threatened three other officers with a hunting knife before he was arrested after police deployed a taser.
The injured officer is in a stable condition after undergoing surgery on Friday night.
He was released from hospital on Saturday evening, police confirmed.
"Hayden's doing fine, thank you very much," his mother Tracey Edwards said earlier on Saturday.
Tracey and her daughter travelled down from Newcastle to be with Edwards during his recovery in hospital.
The 53-year-old accused was refused police bail and will appear in Parramatta Bail Court on Sunday.
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