Crime Stoppers

Man Charged – Aggravated Assault – Alice Springs

Monday 01-Feb-2016 11:40

Members from Strike Force Romulus have arrested a 32-year-old man following an alleged assault on a 30-year-old female.

Detective Senior Sergeant Peter Dash said the incident occurred in Gillen about 12:30am Friday 29 January.

“The offender allegedly used an electrical cord to assault the female before he assaulted her further with a screwdriver, causing serious injuries.

“The woman was taken to the Alice Springs Hospital by members of her family.  She remains in a stable condition.

“Police apprehended the man about 5:30pm later that day,” he said.

He was arrested and has been charged with:

  • Serious harm
  • Deprivation of liberty
  • Armed with an offensive weapon x 2

The man was remanded in custody and will appear in the Alice Springs Court today.

“To treat your partner, someone who you supposedly love, in such a manner is beyond comprehension,” Detective Senior Sergeant Dash said.