Woman in hospital after alleged DV assault in Tennant Creek

June 8, 2023 8:24 am in by
Photo: Queensland Police Service.

A man is facing multiple charges after an alleged domestic violence assault in Tennant Creek.

The 31-year-old man allegedly assaulted his partner with a knife at a residence in Kargaru Camp before fleeing the scene.

Emergency services arrived and conveyed the 28-year-old woman to hospital in a serious condition, suffering from a number of lacerations to her chest and arms.

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NT Police arrested the man on Wednesday morning, and he’s been charged with recklessly endangering life, unlawfully causing serious harm and using a controlled weapon at night.

The man is due to front court today.

Investigations around the domestic violence assault are continuing and the woman remains in hospital and is receiving treatment.

If you or anyone you know is experiencing domestic or family violence, police are urging you to contact 131 444 or in an emergency call triple zero.