Woman’s lung punctured after alleged assault in Tiwi

August 23, 2023 9:57 am in by

A woman remains in Royal Darwin Hospital after being allegedly attacked with an edged weapon.

The 28-year-old woman was walking along Rocklands Drive, Tiwi, in the early hours of Monday morning when a man allegedly assaulted her and punctured her left lung.

The man is believed to be known to the woman.

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Detectives from the Domestic and Family Violence Unit are investigating, and police are urging anyone with information about the incident to contact them on 131 444.