Crime Stoppers

Call for witnesses - Serious assault - Nightcliff

Tuesday 17-Jul-2018 07:42

At approximately 8pm last night, police CCTV operators reported observing the assault of a male at the front of the John Stokes Square unit complex in Nightcliff.

Upon attendance, police and St John Ambulance assisted a 33-year-old male who been knocked to the ground by two men. He was conveyed to Royal Darwin Hospital by St John Ambulance with serious facial and head injuries.

Prior to the arrival of emergency responders, the men continued their attack whilst the injured man remained on the ground, appearing to be unconscious.

A 36-year-old male was arrested at the scene and a 23-year-old male was later arrested at Royal Darwin Hospital.  Both remain in police custody.

A crime scene remains in place and the investigation is ongoing.

Detectives from the Crime Division wish to speak with any person who witnessed the assault or has any information about it.  Information can also be reported anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

If you believe you have information which may assist police with their investigations, please call 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.