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Man and woman charged after stealing, stabbing - Ballina

Tuesday, 21 March 2017 01:23:22 PM

A man and woman will face court today after an incident on the Far North Coast yesterday.

About 3pm (Monday 20 March 2017), a 24-year-old man and a woman, aged 30, allegedly entered a shopping centre at Ballina and stole numerous items.

A short time later, a 24-year-old man entered a fast food shop in a shopping centre on Pacific Highway.

The man allegedly took a sum of money from the cash register.

He fled from the location on foot, followed by two other men.

One of the men demanded the cash, before a physical altercation ensued, in which a 15-year-old boy was stabbed to his left arm.

The 15-year-old was taken to Ballina Hospital for treatment.

Following inquiries, a man and a woman were arrested at a home in Wardell and taken to Ballina Police Station.

The 24-year-old man was charged with reckless wounding, larceny, use offensive weapon to avoid apprehension and possess offensive weapon.

The 30-year-old woman was charged with conceal serious indictable offence, goods in custody x2 and shoplifting.

They were both bail refused to appear at Lismore Local Court today (Tuesday 21 March 2017).