Man in custody after woman thrown from balcony in Redfern

A man is in custody after allegedly throwing a woman from a balcony during a domestic incident at Redfern.

About 9.25pm (Sunday 20 January 2019), police were called to a unit block on Moorehead Road, after reports of a domestic incident.

Police attended and located a woman in her 30s who had been thrown from a first floor balcony.

She was taken to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital in a stable condition with fractures.

A short time later, police arrested a 45-year-old man in a unit at the location. He was taken to Redfern Police Station where he is assisting with inquires.

A crime scene has been established at the address.

Whilst at the location, a 34-year-old man unrelated to the incident began damaging a police car with cricket bat.

He was arrested and taken to Redfern Police Station where is expected to be charged with malicious damage.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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