Man charged with attempted murder after woman thrown from balcony

A MAN has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly throwing a woman from a balcony during a domestic incident in Sydney.

Emergency services were called to a unit block on Moorehead Road in Redfern about 9.30pm last night following reports of a domestic dispute.

Upon arrival, officers found a 39-year-old woman with serious injuries after she was allegedly thrown from a first floor balcony.


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She was rushed to the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, where she remains in a stable condition.

A 45-year-old man was arrested at the unit and taken to Redfern Police Station, where he was charged with cause wounding/grievous bodily harm to person with intent to murder.

The man was refused bail and is due to appear at Central Local Court today.

If you are in immediate danger call 000 now.  If you require advice or assistance, the following services offer counselling and support.
Lifeline 24/7 telephone crisis support 13 11 14
DV Connect Queensland Statewide Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 phone 1800 811 811
1800RESPECT 24/7 phone 1800 737 732
Domestic Violence Prevention Centre Gold Coast