Two Women Bitten; Third Woman Charged in Altercation

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Two Women Bitten; Third Woman Charged in Altercation

Coffs Clarence Police were faced with an altercation between several women on Thursday afternoon. 

According to Police, the 45 year old woman allegedly punched and bit two women, aged 50 and 32, in a home in Prince Street, Grafton, about 4:15pm.

The woman then allegedly armed herself with a knife and chased one of the women into the street.

Multiple calls to Triple Zero resulted in officers from Coffs Clarence Police District attending within minutes and the woman was arrested a short time later.

She was taken to Grafton Police Station where she was charged with seven offences;

  • Common assault (two counts)
  • Assault occasioning actual bodily harm
  • Use offensive weapon to commit indictable offence
  • Armed with intent to commit indictable offence
  • Intimidation, and
  • Wield knife in public place.

The woman was refused bail to appear at Grafton Local Court on Friday.

The 32 year old woman was taken to Grafton Base Hospital for treatment for hand injuries after she was allegedly bitten.