Aggravated Assault Alice Springs

Police have arrested and charged a 17-year-old youth in relation to an aggravated assault in Alice Springs on Tuesday night.

Around 11:30pm a man had driven into the Todd Mall to go to an ATM machine when he noticed a group of youth walking towards him, Northern Territory Police say.

The man returned to his vehicle when he was alleged approached by one of the youth who threatened him with a weapon, and struck the drivers side window twice.

The man drove off and alerted police.

Officers arrested the youth a short time later and he was transported to the Alice Springs Watchhouse where he has been charged with one count each of Assault a Person and Possess/Carry/Use Control Weapon. He was remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear before the Alice Springs Local Youth Justice Court today.

CCTV footage indicates the youth may have been involved in a similar separate incident where two people were threatened also in the Todd Mall later that night.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or have further information are urge to contact Police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers.

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Aggravated Assault – Alice Springs

Alice Springs Police have charged a 17-year-old male with one count of aggravated assault following the stabbing of a 30-year-old man last month.

It was reported that the man assaulted the victim on the bank of the Todd River on Leichardt Terrace, near the Alice Springs Library around 7:30pm on January 27, Northern Territory Police say.

The offender has been charged with one count each of:

  • Unlawful cause serious harm
  • Aggravated assault
  • Armed with a controlled weapon
  • Armed with an offensive weapon

He is scheduled to appear before the Alice Springs Local Court on February 16.

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