NSW police charge man after domestic assault at Urunga

A man is in a serious but stable condition and another man has been charged after a domestic assault on the state’s north coast.

About 10am yesterday (Thursday 21 January 2021), emergency services were called to Vernon Crescent, Urunga, after reports a 47-year-old man had allegedly been assaulted by a man known to him.

Officers attached to Coffs/Clarence Police District attended where a crime scene was established and commenced an investigation.

NSW Ambulance paramedics treated the man before he was taken to Coffs Harbour Base Hospital, where he remains in a serious but stable condition.

A short time later a 29-year-old man was arrested in nearby Vernon Crescent.

He was taken to Coffs Harbour Police Station where he was charged with Wound person intend to cause grievous bodily harm (domestic violence) and Assault occasioning actual bodily harm (domestic violence).

The Urunga man was refused bail to appear in Coffs Harbour Local Court today (Friday 22 January 2021).

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence. The public is reminded not to report information via NSW Police social media pages.

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