Media release

Charges – Domestic violence – Moulden


Northern Territory Police have charged a man in relation to an aggravated assault in Moulden last week.

On Friday 20 January 2023, a 25-year-old man allegedly assaulted his 24-year-old female partner with a weapon at the corner of Bombax Street and Kafcaloudes Circuit, Moulden.

The woman received a serious laceration to her right arm and extensive bruising and abrasions to her upper body.

Detectives from the Domestic and Family Violence Unit responded and the man handed himself into police the next day.

He has since been charged with:

•          Recklessly endangering serious harm

•          Aggravated assault

•          Breach Domestic Violence Order

•          Breach Bail

He was remanded to appear in Darwin Local Court today.

Detective Senior Sergeant Justin Bentley said “This was an extremely violent assault and any form of violence is completely unacceptable in our community. Police have zero tolerance for this sort of behaviour”. 

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

“Support services are available including 1800RESPECT (1800 737 732) and Lifeline on 131 114.”