Two women stabbed, three charged at Coonamble

Three women have been charged and two women remain in hospital after a fight in Coonamble at the weekend.

Police have been told five women were involved in the fight in Aberford Street about 2.30am (Saturday 18 January 2020).

Two sisters, aged 20 and 22, were allegedly stabbed by a broken bottle during a fight with three women.

The older sister suffered a punctured lung after being stabbed in the back, while the younger sister has two stab wounds to her back. They were driven to Coonamble Hospital before being transferred to Dubbo Base Hospital for further treatment.

Following inquiries, a 20-year-old woman and 47-year-old woman attended Coonamble Police Station about 6.30pm and were arrested.

They have been charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm, and affray; they’ve been granted conditional bail to appear at Coonamble Local Court on Tuesday 18 February 2020.

About 6.15pm yesterday (Sunday 19 January 2020), a 23-year-old woman was arrested and charged at Coonamble Police Station.

She has been charged with two counts of reckless wounding, two counts of wound person with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, and affray.

The woman has been refused bail to appear at Dubbo Local Court today (Monday 20 January 2020).

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