Media release

Call for witnesses – Aggravated Assault – East Arm

Police

Northern Territory Police are calling for witnesses following an alleged aggravated assault in East Arm on Friday night.

Officers were called to the East Arm Boat ramp at about 11:20pm to reports of a person in possession of a firearm and making threats to people in the area. Shortly after the call, Police located a 75-year-old female and a firearm allegedly involved in the incident.

The woman was arrested and conveyed to the Palmerston Watch House and was later charged with:

  • 4 x Aggravated assault
  • Carry a loaded firearm in a public place
  • Possess firearm under the influence
  • Fail to meet storage requirements

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the incident is urged to contact police on 131 444 or via Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Please quote reference number 9568844.

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