Crime Stoppers

Aggravated Assault - Charges - Alice Springs

Friday 10-Jul-2015 11:44

Alice Springs Police have charged a 37-year-old man following the alleged assault of his partner.

Acting Sergeant Caragh Hen said the pair were involved in an altercation on Lovegrove Drive on 9 June.

“Police allege the offender struck the 40-year-old woman before assaulting her with a billy can.

“The victim was taken to Alice Springs Hospital to receive treatment for injuries.

“The offender fled and has since been actively avoiding Police.  He was arrested by Members from Strike Force Romulus yesterday morning.”

He was charged with:

  • Aggravated assault
  • Breach of bail
  • Armed with an offensive weapon at night
  • Breach a Domestic Violence Order

He was remanded in custody and will appear in Alice Springs Magistrates Court today.

“Domestic and family violence will not be tolerated and Police will continue to take a zero tolerance approach to this type of offending. If you are a victim of domestic violence or suspect it may be occurring please contact Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000,” Acting Sergeant Hen said.