Three teenagers charged after off-duty police officer stabbed in Sydney’s inner-west

Three teenagers have been charged after an off-duty police officer was a stabbed in Sydney's inner-west in the early hours of Sunday morning.

The female sergeant stopped to assist a distressed teenage girl on Alice Street in Newtown about 1am before she was confronted by a group of teenagers.

She was then allegedly stabbed in the torso and taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a serious but stable condition.

The female sergeant stopped to assist a distressed teenager girl on Alice Street in Newtown about 1am before she was confronted by a group of teenagers.Credit:Dion Georgopoulos

After an investigation by the Inner West Police Area Command, three teenagers allegedly involved in the incident were arrested and taken to Newtown Police Station.

A 14-year-old girl from Marrickville has been charged with common assault. She has been refused bail and will appear in a children’s court on Monday.

A 15-year-old boy from Randwick has since been charged with reckless wounding, possessing a prohibited drug and unlawful entering of enclosed land. He was refused bail and will appear in a children’s court on Monday.

A 15-year-old boy from Punchbowl was also charged with unlawful entering of enclosed land. He was given conditional bail and will appear before court on Monday.

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