Home invader causes grievous bodily harm

A 49-year-old Killarney Vale man has been arrested for a serious assault in West Gosford.
At around midnight on October 4, the man who was significantly affected by drugs/alcohol, climbed a fence into a residential property in Donnison St, West Gosford.
The man was then confronted by the 33-year-old female occupant, who called a female relative, who arrived a short time later with a male friend, after the man refused to leave.
When police were contacted, the man pushed the male backwards onto the ground and started assaulting both women, punching and kicking them numerous times to the face and body, causing serious injuries.
Neighbours contacted police, who arrived finding serious injuries to the victims.
Police forced entry into the premises, where the man had retreated, with OC spray and Taser being drawn during the arrest.
The man was arrested, a crime scene established, and the man was conveyed to Gosford Police Station, where he was subsequently charged with: 1 count wound with intent grievous bodily harm, 1 count assault actual bodily harm, and 1 count common assault.
The man has been bail refused to a court appearance at Gosford Local Court in November.
Both female victims received significant wounds, fractures, abrasions, swelling and loss of teeth, during the assault.
The assailant was unknown to the victims.

Source:
Media release, Oct 4
NSW Police Media

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