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Teen 'knifed by relative'

Monday, 21st February, 2011

Teen 'knifed by relative' Teen 'knifed by relative'

A teenager received multiple stitches in her left arm after she was allegedly knifed during a domestic incident on Friday.

Police allege that a tendon in the 17- year-old's forearm was cut during a fight between the girl and a 23-year-old male relative at a Lane Street house at about 6pm.

The fight left the girl with an eight to 10 centimetre long gash in her arm, police said.

The man was arrested for malicious wounding and spent Friday night in the police lockup.

He will appear before the Broken Hill Local Court this week.



A local man will soon face court after $2000 worth of marijuana plants and seeds were allegedly found growing in his back yard.

A search of the 35-year-old's Cummins Street house on Thursday afternoon found two marijuana plants and a number of the prohibited plant'sseeds, police said.

The man will face charges of possessing and cultivating a prohibited plant, police said.

There is a two year maximum jail penalty for each offence.



A night out has cost a local woman $700. 

The 23-year-old was fined $550 by police in the early hours of yesterday morning after she returned to a licenced premises on Argent Street after she was asked to move on.

She was also fined $150 for using offensive language in public. 

The incident followed a brawl outside the venue in which 60-80 people were involved.

Police said no arrests were made as a result of the brawl, but investigations were continuing.



A 37-year-old man will face court next month after allegedly making death threats to local police.

Police allege the Broken Hill man made 30 phone calls to the Broken Hill and Mildura police stations in one hour on Saturday afternoon.

The man was arrested yesterday after the phone calls were traced to his Thomas Street address.

He was charged with using a carriage to threaten to kill and using a carriage to menace/harm or offend.

He will appear in the Broken Hill Local Court on March 31.

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