Woman critical; man charged after domestic assault – Mt Druitt

A woman is in a critical condition and a man has been charged after a domestic assault in Sydney’s west yesterday.

Emergency services were called to Kurrajong Avenue, Mt Druitt, after reports a woman suffered critical head injuries after being assaulted by a man known to her around 2pm yesterday (Wednesday 20 January 2021).

Police were told the man, aged 26, attended the woman’s workplace where they got into a verbal argument before the man allegedly punched and kicked the woman to the head multiple times and threw her to the ground, causing her to hit her head on the concrete.

Staff members were also allegedly assaulted when they attempted to intervene.

The man left the scene on foot before emergency services arrived.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the woman, aged 60, for head injuries before she was taken to Westmead Hospital, where she remains in a critical condition.

Officers attached to Mt Druitt Police Area Command arrested the man nearby.

He was taken to Mt Druitt Police Station where he was charged with cause grievous bodily harm to person with intent (domestic violence) and destroy or damage property (domestic violence).

The Parramatta man was refused bail to appear in Mt Druitt Local Court today (Thursday 21 January 2021).

Inquiries continue.

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