Man arrested over domestic incident


Ewan Grant

21 January 2019

Ewan Grant

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A South East man has been arrested following a domestic assault on Saturday.

About 8pm on Saturday 19 January, police were called to a house in the South East following reports of a domestic disturbance.

A 37-year-old man was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a weapon. He was refused police bail and appeared in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court today.

Domestic violence is a crime committed by people from all walks of life. If you’re abusing your partner you should know that police do not need a statement from them to make an arrest. If we have reasonable grounds, we will arrest you immediately.  And, if you have left the scene we will track you down.  Remember there are no longer any safe houses for those who commit domestic violence.

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