A teenager has been accused of stabbing a stranger on a bus in broad daylight.
Police allege a 34-year-old man was on a bus on Flinders Street in Sydney’s Darlinghurst shortly after noon when he was suddenly stabbed by another passenger.
The alleged assailant – 19-year-old Trekieye Williams – then got off the bus and fled.
He was later arrested in Prince Alfred Park at about 1:30 p.m. and a knife was seized by police.
Trekieye Williams, 19, allegedly stabbed a stranger on a bus in Sydney’s inner city on Saturday
He was arrested in Prince Alfred Park (pictured) around 1:30 p.m. and police seized a knife
The alleged victim was taken to St. Vincent Hospital by NSW Ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries to his left arm, and chin.
Surry Hills Police Area Command officers located a crime scene and searched the area.
Williams was taken to Surry Hills Police Station and charged with several offenses related to the stabbing and another alleged assault on the same day.
Police will claim the 19-year-old assaulted and robbed a man in Bondi before stabbing a stranger on the bus.
The 34-year-old victim was taken to St. Vincent Hospital (pictured) with non-life-threatening injuries to his left leg, arm and chin.
He has been charged with wounding a person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, using and insulting weapons, aggravated theft, common assault, and destroying or damaging property.
He was released on bail by police and is expected to appear before Parramatta bail court on Sunday.