Stab, choke charges laid

The Cairns Post - - NEWS -

AN In­n­is­fail man is fac­ing stran­gu­la­tion and wound­ing charges after al­legedly stab­bing and chok­ing a woman.

Card­well po­lice rushed to a Kennedy home about 3.30pm Sun­day, where they found a woman in her 30s with stab wounds to her thigh and arm.

It is al­leged that the knifer­e­lated in­jures oc­curred the day be­fore the as­sault.

It is fur­ther al­leged that she and a man ar­gued on Jan­uary 11 and she was choked.

Po­lice also al­lege that the woman was slapped and grabbed by the hair sev­eral times at the house be­fore their ar­rival.

She was taken to hos­pi­tal for treat­ment.

A 41-year-old In­n­is­fail man was charged with un­law­ful stran­gu­la­tion, wound­ing and as­sault oc­ca­sion­ing bod­ily harm.

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