Five charged after fatal brawl in Sydney’s west

Five people have been charged over a brawl that left an 18-year-old man dead in the Sydney suburb of Blacktown.

Emergency services were called to the intersection of Suffolk and William Streets following reports of a brawl at about 10pm on Wednesday.

Police found several people with stab wounds.

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An 18-year-old man was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics but he died at the scene.

Two 15-year-old boys were also treated at the scene before being taken to the Children's Hospital at Westmead Hospital, where one remains in a critical condition and the other in a serious condition.

With the assistance of PolAir, officers arrested a 21-year-old man and five teenagers – aged 13 and four aged 17 – shortly after.

They were taken to local police stations while the 13-year-old boy was taken to the Children's Hospital at Westmead, where he remains.

The 21-year-old man was charged with affray, owner not disclosing the identity of a driver or passenger, driving a motor vehicle while their licence was suspended, and not complying with COVID-19 public health orders.

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NSW Police has released footage from PolAir tracking down the teenagers.

He was refused bail to appear at Blacktown Local Court today.

Three of the 17-year-olds were charged with affray and not complying with the COVID-19 orders.

One was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Children's Court today, while the other two were granted conditional bail and are due to appear at a children's court on September 14 and October 22.

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The fourth 17-year-old was charged with an alleged breach of bail.

He was refused bail to appear at Parramatta Children's Court later today.

Police are asking anyone who may have dashcam or CCTV footage from the area to come forward immediately.

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