An Australian man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly stabbing a work collegue in the chest.
Emergency services were called to Onyx Espresso Bar in New South Wales at about 2:35pm on Wednesday after reports a 27-year old woman had been attacked, 7 News reports.
Det Sup Wayne Humphrey told reporters the woman had been hit with a blunt object before she was stabbed in the chest.
The woman was taken to hospital in a serious condition under police escort - with the knife reportedly still lodged in her chest. She is currently undergoing surgery.
A 23-year old man who worked with the victim was arrested a short time later and charged with attempted murder and wounding a person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
He was refused bail and will appear in court on Thursday.