Man arrested following alleged domestic violence incident, Darwin

April 17, 2024 9:35 am in by

A 52-year-old man has been arrested following an alleged domestic violence incident in Darwin.

Authorities say at around 10.30 last Friday night (April 12), a 29-year-old woman was assaulted with an edged weapon at a home in Wagaman.

Upon arrival paramedics found the woman with serious lacerations to her chest.

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The woman was later transferred to Royal Darwin Hospital for treatment where she remains.

The alleged offender fled the scene before the arrival of police, but was apprehended a short time later.

He’s been charged with one count of Recklessly endangering life and one count of Unlawfully cause serious harm.

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