Wanted man charged over domestic related assault - Barrier PD
Wednesday, 08 November 2023 03:20:59 PM
A man wanted on outstanding arrest warrants - will face court today charged with domestic violence offences in the state’s far west.
Just after 2am (Wednesday 8 November 2023), officers attached to Barrier Police District attended a home in Creedon Street, Broken Hill, following reports of a domestic-related incident.
A 21-year-old woman had allegedly been assaulted, struck to the head and body several times with a torch and a tool by a man, known to her.
The woman was treated by NSW Ambulance paramedics before she was transported to Broken Hill Hospital in a stable condition.
As part of inquiries, officers attended a nearby home on Creedon Street and found a man hiding under a bed.
Following a struggle, the 18-year-old man he was arrested and taken to Broken Hill Police Station.
He was charged with:
- contravene prohibition/restriction in AVO
- hinder or resist police officer in the execution of duty
- use offensive weapon with intent to commit indictable offence
- assault occasioning actual bodily harm and,
- breach of bail.
Police also executed seven outstanding arrest warrants for traffic, property, assault, domestic violence-related offences.
The man was refused bail to appear at Wentworth Local Court today (Wednesday 8 November 2023).