8 June 2023

Man set to face court over alleged domestic violence incident near Leeton

| Shri Gayathirie Rajen
Griffith Court House.

Detectives attached to Murrumbidgee Police District have charged a 32-year-old man with offences related to domestic violence. The man is set to appear before Griffith Local Court. Photo: Oliver Jacques.

A man will face Griffith Local Court today (8 June) over an alleged domestic violence incident near Leeton in March.

Police said that following reports of an alleged domestic violence-related incident, officers from Murrumbidgee Police District were called to a home on Cudgel Street in Yanco at about 12 am on 9 March.

On arrival, the officers were told an 18-year-old woman had been allegedly assaulted and threatened by a 32-year-old man.

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Police commenced an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident and following extensive inquiries, detectives attended a correctional facility in Junee on 3 May, where they charged a 32-year-old man with two counts of intentionally choking without consent, common assault, and stalking/intimidating to cause fear of physical harm.

The man is due to appear at Griffith Local Court today (June 8).

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