Police lay charges – Serious harm in Darwin

Northern Territory Police have arrested a 33-year-old man for the serious assault of a 22-year-old man in Darwin.

Around 1:00am on Saturday 8 August 2020, the 33-year-old allegedly punched the 22-year-old, immediately rendering him unconscious on Mitchell Street. The 33-year-old left the scene. The victim was located by witnesses who assisted him into a taxi. He attended Royal Darwin Hospital the following day and received treatment for serious injuries.

On Tuesday 11 August 2020, the 33-year-old was arrested by detectives from the Serious Crime Unit and charged with unlawfully cause serious harm.

He was bailed to appear before Darwin Local Court on Tuesday 8 September 2020.

Anyone who may have witnessed the assault or has any information is urged to notify police on 131 444 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Please quote reference number 9388170.

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