A MAN has been arrested following a stabbing outside a busy Sydney shopping centre this afternoon.
Police were called to the Westpoint shopping centre on Blacktown’s Main St about 2.20pm after an 17-year-old was allegedly stabbed in the upper torso.
The wounded teenager was taken to Westmead Hospital and remains in a critical condition.
Officers from Blacktown Local Area Command said they established a “large crime scene and commenced an investigation”.
Anyone with further information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.