Media release

Arrest – Domestic violence – Barkly Region


Northern Territory Police have arrested a 25-year-old man after an alleged domestic violence incident in Ali Curung yesterday.

Around 6pm, police received reports that a 21-year-old woman had been allegedly assaulted by her partner with a blunt weapon. She was conveyed to Alice Springs Hospital with head injuries and significant bruising to her legs.

The offender fled the scene prior to police arrival.

Detectives from the Tennant Creek Criminal Investigation Branch travelled to Ali Curung and assisted local police in investigating this matter.  The team arrested the man today and he remains in custody, expected to be charged later this evening.

Anyone with information on the assault is urged to contact police on 131 444. Please quote reference 10358944.

If you or anyone you know is experiencing domestic or family violence, please contact 131 444 or in an emergency call triple zero. You can also anonymously report through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.