A man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing a paramedic from NSW Ambulance in a McDonald’s car park in south-west Sydney.
Police were called around 5.30am Friday following reports of a stabbing at the fast food restaurant on Queen Street in Campbelltown.
The male paramedic was treated at the scene before being taken to Liverpool Hospital. His condition is unknown.
A man was arrested and taken to Campbelltown Police Station.
At a news conference on Friday morning, NSW Premier Chris Minns described the incident as a horrific situation.
“My thoughts are obviously with the officer involved, this paramedic’s family and everyone in the NSW paramedic fraternity,” he said.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
“A crime scene has been established and is being forensically examined by specialist officers,” NSW Police said in a statement.