Police Seek Information On Domestic Violence In Darwin 11 July

Northern territory Police are calling for information after two unrelated serious domestic violence related assaults across Darwin.

In the first incident around 6:15pm yesterday, police received reports that a woman had been stabbed multiple times in the vicinity of the Casuarina Bus Exchange.

Emergency Services attended the scene and conveyed the woman to Royal Darwin Hospital suffering wounds to her head and back. She currently remains in hospital receiving treatment.

The 27-year-old male partner of the woman was arrested a short time later and currently remains in custody expected to be charged later today.

In a separate incident at 3:50am this morning, police received reports that a woman had been assaulted at a residence in Tiwi. The woman was located with head injuries and was conveyed to Royal Darwin Hospital in a serious condition.

The 28-year-old male partner of the woman was arrested a short time later and remains in custody expected to be charged today.

Superintendent Paul Morrissey said "These were violent, reprehensible attacks that have resulted in serious injuries.

"I commend the attending frontline members who provided first aid to the victims and quickly arrested the alleged offenders.

"Detectives are urging anyone with information, particularly if you witnessed the Casuarina assault, to make contact on 131 444."

If you or someone you know are experiencing difficulties due to domestic violence, support services are available, including, but not limited to, 1800RESPECT (1800737732) or Lifeline 131 114.

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