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Man charged with aggravated assault

Police have this morning arrested and charged a 44-year-old man from the State’s South East with aggravated assault and contravention of a domestic violence order.
Police will allege the accused assaulted a woman a number of times over the weekend at different locations.
The man was refused police bail and expected to appear in the Mount Gambier Magistrates Court today.
Whether it’s physical, sexual, emotional, psychological or economic abuse, domestic violence is a deliberate act and is rarely an isolated event.
Over time, the violence tends to increase in frequency and severity.
Domestic violence is a crime and will not be tolerated by police and anyone experiencing domestic violence is encouraged to contact police immediately for assistance on 131444.


Source: SAPOL

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