Man on as­sault charge

Joondalup Weekender - - Opinion -

A 53-YEAR-OLD man al­legedly hit his sis­ter on the head with a ham­mer in Wan­neroo ear­lier this month.

Po­lice ac­cuse the man of strik­ing his 50-year-old sib­ling with the ham­mer and punch­ing her af­ter a dis­pute at a Tur­natt Way home on May 4.

Act­ing Se­nior Sergeant Stu­art Fair­lie said the woman ran but col­lapsed out­side the house.

“Passers-by stopped to help her and she was taken to Joon­dalup Health Cam­pus for treat­ment,” he said.

The woman needed four stitches for a cut to her head.

In­ves­ti­ga­tors charged the al­leged of­fender the next day with ag­gra­vated as­sault oc­ca­sion­ing bod­ily harm and ag­gra­vated un­law­ful wound­ing.

Mark Don­ald­son

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