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Homemade stungun used in alleged assault - Dulwich Hill

Sunday, 26 February 2017 09:37:55 AM

A man is in court today, charged after allegedly using a homemade stun gun on a woman during a fight at a Dulwich Hill hotel overnight.

Police from Marrickville Local Area Command were called to the hotel on Marrickville Road about 10pm (Saturday 25 February 2017), responding to reports of a fight.

They were told a 21-year-old man allegedly punched a woman, also aged 21, in the head then used a homemade stun gun on her three times.

Witnesses went to the woman’s aid while police arrested the man.

A homemade stun gun, also described as a conducted electrical weapon, was seized nearby.

The man was taken to Marrickville Police Station where he was charged with

• Possess or use a prohibited weapon without permit

• Assault occasioning actual bodily harm

• Possess/attempt to, prescribed restricted substance.

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He was refused bail to appear in Parramatta Bail Court today (Sunday 26 February 2017).