Woman attacked with a HAMMER in a $300-a-night 5-star Sydney CBD hotel room is fighting for her life in hospital with catastrophic injuries – and the attacker is on the run
- Woman fighting for life after attacked with a hammer at a Sydney five star hotel
- Police say the woman was badly injured during the attack at 11pm on Tuesday
A woman is fighting for life after she was allegedly attacked with what police believe was a hammer at a luxury five star hotel in Sydney’s CBD.
Police rushed to the Primus Hotel in Pitt Street around 11pm on Tuesday night to reports the woman had been seriously injured in a hotel room.
She was treated for head lacerations by NSW Ambulance paramedics at the scene, where disturbing images showed the woman hooked up to machines before being stretchered into an ambulance.
She was rushed to the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, where she remains in a critical condition.
It’s unclear if the woman knew her alleged attacker, who remains on the run on Wednesday.
The woman was seriously injured in the hotel assault and was rushed to hospital by ambulance crews
Forensic detectives were seen at the 1930s style hotel on Wednesday morning searching for clues.
Primus Hotel is a luxury five star hotel where rooms cost $300 a.
Daily Mail Australia has contacted Primus Hotel for comment.
Guests were shocked to hear about the horrific attack.
One woman described her stay as ‘lovely’ but told the Daily Telegraph she ‘would think twice before staying here again.’
A tradesman working at a nearby construction site on Tuesday night said he was asked by police if he’d seen a man fleeing from the hotel.
‘We were told it may have been a suicide and there was a standoff with police then it all changed and police asked if we had seen anyone rush out of the hotel,’ he told the publication.
Officers from the Sydney City Police Area Command also attended and established a crime scene.
Police urge anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
The woman was stabilised by NSW Ambulance paramedics and conveyed to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown