NSW police charge woman after assault at Port Macquarie

A woman will face court today charged over an alleged aggravated assault on the mid north coast on Friday.

About 11.30am (Friday 18 September 2020), police were told a 28-year-old woman attended a home on Bangoran Place, Port Macquarie, and allegedly pushed a 42-year-old woman against a wall.

The older woman was also allegedly asked to hand over her phone and threatened with a knife, causing a small laceration to her neck.

Her dress was then torn off her body before the younger woman left empty handed and police were alerted.

Officers attached to Mid North Coast Police District attended and commenced an investigation into the incident.

Following inquiries, about 3.40pm yesterday (Saturday 19 September 2020), police arrested the 28-year-old woman on Braemer Drive, Port Macquarie.

She was taken to Port Macquarie Police Station and charged with aggravated assault with intent to rob.

She was refused bail to appear in Port Macquarie Local Court today (Sunday 20 September 2020).

Inquiries continue.

Anyone with information that may assist strike force detectives is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000 or https://nsw.crimestoppers.com.au. Information is treated in strict confidence.

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