Knife-wielding man who was shot by police at a Sydney train station is hit with ...

Man who 'lunged at police with a knife' at a Sydney train station before being shot in the stomach in front of horrified commuters is hit with a series of charges Robert Hampton, 39, has been charged after allegedly pulling a knife on police  The man was taken to hospital after he was shot by police at a train station Paramedics were called to Campbelltown train station at 2.45pm on Wednesday The man allegedly drew a knife and lunged at officers who were talking to him He was tasered but allegedly continued to threaten police but was shot He will face Liverpool Local Court on Friday charged with a range of offences  

By Alana Mazzoni For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 09:13 BST, 16 May 2019 | Updated: 10:09 BST, 16 May 2019

A man who was shot by police at a busy train station after he allegedly pulled a knife on officers has been charged.

Robert Hampton, 39, was speaking with officers after he failed to show a valid train ticket at Campbelltown Station, in Sydney's west, at 2.45pm on Wednesday when he allegedly drew a knife from his hoodie and lunged at them. 

On Thursday Hampton was charged with wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, use offensive weapon to prevent lawful detention, and travel or attempt travel without valid ticket. 

He was tasered but allegedly continued trying to threaten police, and was eventually shot with a single bullet to his stomach.

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