Read the unnerving message that was scratched into a door next to smudged black handprints at scene where a man was shot by police after allegedly stabbing an officer
- Police called to a unit at Narraweena on Friday evening found a man with a knife
- Police allege he stabbed and hit an officer in the head with a fire extinguisher
- Words ‘snitch dedd’ found scratched into door next to smudged handprints
The words ‘snitch dedd’ were found scratched into a door next to smudged black handprints after a police officer was stabbed nearby and a man was shot in the leg.
Officers were allegedly approached by a man holding a knife after being called to a home in Narraweena on Sydney’s Northern Beaches about 5.20pm on Friday.
‘Police will allege the man threw a fire extinguisher at a male officer, hitting him in the head,’ a New South Wales Police spokesman said.
‘He was also stabbed in the hand during the confrontation.’
The alleged attacker was then shot in the leg by a second officer.
The creepy message NSW police found carved into the door of a unit at Narraweena on Sydney’s Northern Beaches during a violent confrontation on Friday night
The message was carved into the door of the Warringah Road unit police allege the man was trying to get into before the officers arrived, 9News reported.
Black hand prints could also be seen on the surface of the door.
The man was taken under police guard to hospital in a stable condition.
The officer was also taken to hospital.
Police descended on Narraweena (pictured) on Sydney’s northern beaches on Friday at about 5.30pm
Neither injury is believed to be life-threatening.
As of Saturday evening, NSW police had not laid any charges.
The matter was referred to a NSW police critical incident team and subject to an ‘independent review’.