Call for information – Domestic violence – Barkly region

Northern Territory Police are calling for information in relation to a domestic violence incident at a remote Barkly Region community on the weekend.

Around 3:30pm on Saturday, local police responded to a report that a 26-year-old female had been assaulted with an edged weapon at a residence in a remote Barkly Region community.

The victim suffered injuries to her face and hand, and was conveyed to Alice Springs Hospital to receive treatment.

A 31-year-old male, known to the female, remains outstanding and the incident remains under investigation. A crime scene has been declared.

Police believe the victim may have been assaulted multiple times last week.

Detectives from the Alice Springs Criminal Investigation Branch are calling for anyone with further information to make contact on 131 444. Please quote reference P24101401.

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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