Penguin axe attack

February 3, 2023 9:04 pm in by

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A man’s in custody on an attempted murder charge after allegedly attacking a woman with an axe at Penguin earlier this week.

Police were called to a South Road address on Tuesday evening and found the woman who’d sustained wounds.

The 54-year-old accused was arrested at the scene and has been remanded in custody after a Devonport Magistrates Court appearance. 

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Charges of burglary, wounding and a family violence order breach are also being pressed. 

The public is being assured it was an isolated incident between parties known to each other.