• Hannah Phillips

Police Seek Witnesses for Coober Pedy Assault

Coober Pedy Police are seeking assistance from the public following an assault earlier this month.

In the early evening of Saturday 1 September, a woman was assaulted by a man known to her at the Drive-In Theatre on Hutchinson Street.

Members of the public assisted the victim and took her to hospital where she was treated for cuts and abrasions to her head and released the following day.

On Tuesday 4 September, the suspect handed himself in to police and was arrested.

The 40-year-old from the Far North was charged with aggravated assault cause harm and breach of intervention order.

He was refused bail and appeared in court the following day where he was remanded in custody to reappear at a later date.

Coober Pedy Police are asking anyone who witnessed the assault or assisted the victim to contact them on 8672 5056 or through Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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