Man fractures his partners face in alleged DV assault in Malak

August 2, 2023 10:33 am in by

A man is due to front Darwin Local Court today after allegedly assaulting his partner and causing significant injuries.

The 44-year-old-man allegedly repeatedly attacked the 42-year-old woman outside of a home in Malak before nearby witnesses came to help her on Monday night.

Police arrested the man at the scene, and the woman was taken to Royal Darwin Hospital with head injuries, multiple broken bones, and facial fractures.

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The man has been charged with acts intended to cause serious harm, and the Darwin Domestic Family Violence Unit is continuing investigations into the incident.

If anyone witnessed the assault they are urged to contact police on 131 444.

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.