The heartbroken family of a property manager who was stabbed to death at a construction site in Sydney, stormed the crime scene to say goodbye.
Albert Metledge, 76, and son Antony, 33, worked on the site on Princes Highway in St. Peters, in the interior of the city, when they were allegedly attacked by a man who was hiding at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at 1 p.m. fish shirt.
The police are still chasing a 49-year-old trader – presumably known to the pair – who was last seen fleeing with long blue work trousers and brown shoes.
Metledge died on the spot while his son was brought to the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in critical condition.
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Antony Metledge (photo) was taken to the hospital in a critical condition on Wednesday
A woman, presumably family, was seen rushing to the crime scene on Wednesday afternoon, 7News reported.
& # 39; I have to say goodbye, & # 39; she begged the police through her tears.
A family member said they were asking for privacy when they faced the attack.
& # 39; RIP Uncle Albert. The family is in shock and currently cannot talk or see anyone & # 39 ;, he said in a statement.
& # 39; We thank everyone but are asking for privacy right now. Let family and friends know. & # 39;
A police spokeswoman told Daily Mail Australia that a knife had been located and would undergo forensic investigation.
A woman who was considered a family was seen in the direction of the crime scene on Wednesday afternoon
A father, 76, died and his son, 33 (photo), fights for his life after the couple was stabbed at a construction site in Sydney
The police are still hunting the alleged knife maker, 49, who was wearing a yellow hi-vis shirt
The alleged knife maker has been described as white, about 180 cm long, with a large build and a shaved head.
Pictured: Antony Metledge who is in the hospital in critical condition
It is clear that the alleged knife maker has made a lift to Rockdale in the south of the city.
Searching is widespread and people in southern Sydney have been told they were alert after a man who met his description was noticed in the area.
NSW police inspector Chad Deegenaars said that the man, who does not have a fixed address, is known to the police & # 39; but nothing too alarming & # 39 ;.
& # 39; Do not approach these gentlemen when you see him, & # 39; he said.
Witnesses described hearing shouts before they saw a man's body covered with blood on the concrete near the workplace.
& # 39; They screamed a lot. They were working. We thought it was an accident, & a woman said.
& # 39; I have seen a lot of blood. & # 39;
A witness described hearing screams before he saw the body of a man lying on the concrete near the workplace
Police believe the suspect is known by both stabbed men and hitched to Rockdale in the south of the city
Emergency services were called, but the older father died on the spot.
His son was taken to the hospital in critical condition.
Junior Kamara, who has worked on the site for the past six months, said the two victims were father and son.
He said the father was the owner of the company.
He described the men as & # 39; good people & # 39; and said he was unaware of someone who had any kind of complaints against them.
Shocked workers talked to investigators on the scene of the stabbing in the inner-west of Sydney
The area is taped while the stabbing investigation continues
On Wednesday, emergency teams were brought to the Princes Highway in St. Peters, in the inner-west of the city, at 1 p.m.
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