Media release

Charges - Domestic violence - Darwin


Northern Territory Police have charged a man in relation to a Domestic Violence related assault in Darwin yesterday.

Around 11.55am, the Joint Emergency Services Communications Centre was notified of an aggravated assault at a residential address in Wagaman.

It was reported that a female had been stabbed to the foot, leg and lower back and was bleeding heavily.

The female victim was conveyed to Royal Darwin Hospital in stable condition.

58-year-old man, known to the woman, was arrested at the scene.

He has since been charged by Detectives from the Domestic and Family Violence Unit with Aggravated assault and bailed to appear in Darwin Local Court on 13 June 2024.

Police are continuing investigations and would like to speak to anyone who witnessed or heard this incident occurring to contact Police on 131 444 and reference P24144733.

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.