Police charge three after aggravated break and enter, assault at Albury

Three people have been charged over their roles in an alleged aggravated break and enter and assault in the state’s south.

About 9pm yesterday (Monday 2 March 2020), police will allege in court that two men and a woman forced their way into a home in Lavington.

One of the men allegedly chased the 27-year-old male occupant and a physical struggle ensued.

During this time, the woman allegedly struck the man in the back of the head with a wooden chair leg.

He suffered head injuries and was taken to Albury Hospital in a stable condition.

A second occupant in the home, a 32-year-old woman, was allegedly physically detained during the assault. She was not injured.

The group allegedly left the house a short time later.

Officers from Murray River Police District attended and established a crime scene.

Following inquiries, two men – aged 29 and 32 – and a 31-year-old woman were arrested at another house in Lavington about 1am today (Tuesday 3 March 2020).

All three were then taken to Albury Police Station.

The 32-year-old man was charged with specially aggravated break and enter and commit serious indictable offence – inflict grievous bodily harm and wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

The 31-year-old woman was charged with specially aggravated break and enter and commit serious indictable offence – inflict grievous bodily harm and wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

All three were refused bail to appear before Albury Local Court today (Tuesday 3 March 2020).

The 29-year-old man was charged with specially aggravated break and enter and commit serious indictable offence – inflict grievous bodily harm and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

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