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Sydney woman attacked with meat tenderizer

Sydney woman attacked with meat tenderizer
An elderly Sydney man has been charged with attempted murder after he allegedly attacked a 72-year-old woman with a meat tenderiser and assaulted another man.
Emergency workers were called to an alleged domestic incident at an Ermington home in northwestern Sydney about 2.45am on Tuesday.
A group of three people walk towards the emergency entrance at Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW. (Kate Geraght)
The woman and the two men, 81 and 87, were taken to Westmead Hospital.
The woman remains in a critical but stable condition, while the men were both in a stable condition.
The 81-year-old man was later charged with intent to murder and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
A patient transport service vehicle parked at the main entrance at Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW. (Kate Geraght)
Police will allege in court he attacked the woman with the meat tenderiser before assaulting the other man.
The Ermington man is expected to face the Parramatta Local Court on Thursday.
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