Media release

Charges – Serious harm – Woodroffe


Northern Territory Police have charged a woman after a domestic violence incident in Woodroffe over the weekend.

Around 11pm on Saturday, police received reports of an altercation occurring between 3 women outside a residence in Altair Court, Woodroffe.

A 25-year-old allegedly assaulted a 28-year-old and an 18-year-old with a knife.

The 28-year-old suffered neck and shoulder injuries while the 18-year-old suffered head and thigh injuries.

The 25-year-old also suffered head injuries during the assaults before she fled the scene.

Police and St John Ambulance attended the scene where the alleged offender was arrested a short distance away.

Detectives from Domestic and Family Violence Unit have since charged the 25-year-old with 2 counts of Acts intended to cause serious harm.  She has been further remanded to appear in Darwin Local Court on the 29th November 2023.

Detectives are urging anyone who may have been in the area at that time or who witnessed this event, to make contact on 131 444, please quote reference 10524555.

If you or someone you know are experiencing difficulties due to domestic violence, support services are available, including, but not limited to, 1800RESPECT (1800737732) or Lifeline 131 114.