A 27-year-old woman has been stabbed in the chest at a Mayfield café.
She was taken to John Hunter Hospital under police escort in a serious condition.
Emergency services were called to the café on Maitland Road, Mayfield, just after 2:30pm.
A short time later, 23-year-old man was arrested nearby a short time later.
It’s understood both were working at the café at the time.