Man charged over family violence incident

Glynis Quinlan 9 April 2018

A 20-year-old man will face the ACT Magistrate’s Court today (April 9) following a family violence incident.

Police will oppose bail for the man who has been charged with two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, common assault and damage to property.

Other charges include driving a motor vehicle with alcohol in blood/breath, use of a registered/suspended vehicle, use of an uninsured vehicle and unlicensed driver/rider.

ACT Policing is urging anyone who is a victim of family violence or who knows someone they believe is the victim of family violence to contact police on 131444 or to phone 000 in emergencies.

ACT Policing states it has a strong commitment to protecting the community against family violence.

“As first responders, we see the devastating effects this behaviour can have on victims, their children, extended family, friends and the whole community,” the ACT Policing website states.

Information about family violence and support services can be found on the ACT Policing website by clicking here.

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