Man arrested for allegedly pushing a man off balcony

November 28, 2022 7:07 am in by

Northern Territory Police have arrested a man after an aggravated assault in Coconut Grove on Saturday.

At 4:50pm, police received reports of an altercation between two men, who are known to each other, on Runge Street, Coconut Grove. A 27-year-old male allegedly pushed a 47-year-old male off a balcony before fleeing the scene.

The victim received serious injuries and was conveyed to Royal Darwin Hospital in a stable condition.

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The 27-year-old returned to the location at 8:30pm, where he was subsequently arrested by police. He is expected to be charged with serious harm offences later today.

Detective Senior Sergeant Karl Day said “The victim has undergone surgery for a number of broken bones and remains in a stable condition in hospital.

“Police are urging anyone who witnessed the incident, or who has information, to make contact on 131 444. Please quote reference 10185827. You can also contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.”