Man stabbed in domestic dispute charged with choking partner

A MAN who was stabbed in the head and neck during a domestic disturbance at a home in country NSW has been charged with assaulting and strangling his partner.

Police and paramedics were called to reports of a disturbance at the family home on Grey Street in Dubbo just before 7.30pm on Monday.

They arrived to find a 46-year-old man with stab wounds to his head, neck and shoulder. He was treated by paramedics before being transported to Dubbo Base Hospital.


Police said two other people, a 22-year-old man and a 53-year-old woman, were found inside the home with various facial injuries.

The young man was arrested and questioned by police but was later released without charge.

Instead, police arrested the 46-year-old man after he was released from hospital on Tuesday and charged him over the disturbance.

The man was taken to Dubbo Police Station where he was charged with two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and choke person intent to commit indictable offence.

He was remanded in custody overnight and was due to appear in Dubbo Local Court on Wednesday.

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

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