Woman arrested after allegedly assaulting Darwin City worker

August 28, 2023 11:41 am in by

A Darwin City worker has been injured during an alleged robbery.

A 36-year-old woman is accused of stealing a bag of chocolates from a shop in Darwin CBD at around 1:50am Monday, before the store employee attempted to stop her.

The woman allegedly punched the employee in the face before fleeing the scene.

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Police attended the scene a short time later, and with the use of police CCTV operators located the woman nearby.

She has been arrested and remains in police custody, with charges expected to be laid.