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Man seriously injured after alleged assault, police call for witnesses


A man is being flown to the Royal Adelaide Hospital in a critical condition after he was allegedly assaulted in Tennant Creek overnight.

Police were called to an incident on Bornite Street just before 10:30pm and found the 42-year-old had with a significant chest wound.

Officers administered fist aid until he was able to be taken to the Tennant Creek Hospital.

A 38-year-old woman, who is known to the man, was arrested at the scene.

She is assisting police with their inquiries.

A crime scene has been established and police are appealing for witnesses.

Anyone with information about the incident of the events leading up to it us urged to contact local police.