Police have detained three men after a stabbing during a violent brawl at a Parramatta bar on Sunday..
About 12.30am on Sunday, a group of men attempted to enter a venue on Church Street but were refused.
Police have been told that another group of men in the hotel became involved in a verbal altercation with those outside.
The group outside have forced their way into the bar, after smashing the door, and a fight ensued.
During the brawl one man suffered multiple stab wounds and the offenders left.
Police from Parramatta Local Area Command were called and established a crime scene.
A 20-year-old Claymore man was treated at the scene by Ambulance Paramedics and conveyed to Westmead Hospital in a stable condition.
Other officers located a silver sedan in George Street, Parramatta a short time later and detained the three male occupants.
They were all arrested and taken to Parramatta Police Station where they are currently assisting with inquiries.