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