Woman Charged Over Car Fire, Assault

Suspect 'Knew Assault Victim'

Woman Charged Over Car Fire, Assault

A 26 year old woman has been charged over an alleged assault and car fire in Tumut earlier this month, police investigations leading to her arrest yesterday.

Officers say at about 9.30pm on Sunday, February 12, a Toyota Corolla parked outside a home on Lambie Street was allegedly set alight.

When a 39 year old man, who was known to the woman, tried to put the fire out, it’s alleged she assaulted him.

She was arrested at a home in Anderson Place yesterday, charged with damage property by fire and common assault, and granted conditional bail.Tum