Monday, 8 December 2014

Attempted Stabbing at Rathmines

A woman is due to front Toronto Local Court accused of attempting to stab her husband in the neck with a pair of scissors.

Police were called to reports of a domestic dispute at a house on Harborne Avenue at Rathmines last night, arriving to find the man with cuts to his neck.

He was treated for non life-threatening injuries at the scene by paramedics.

A 44-year-old woman was arrested - she's been granted bail to face court today charged with assault and breaching an Apprehended Violence Order.

Body Discovered at Lorn

Police are trying to determine the identity of a body found floating in the Hunter Rover at Lorn near Maitland.

The body of the woman, believed to be middle-aged or an older person, was discovered by a kayaker at about 11.30 on Sunday morning.

Police say the body appears to have been in the water for several days.

Knights Captain Victim Of Break-In

Newcastle Knights captain Kurt Gidley has been forced to tackle an intruder who broke into his Merewether home with two others over the weekend.

He heard the three boys coming in the front door just after midnight on Saturday and chased them onto the street, tackling one while the other two were later arrested by police.

One of the boys later returned to his house with his father to apologise - he's since been charged.