Partner injured in Merriwa assault

A WOMAN (28) was placed on a six-month community-based order after pleading guilty in Joondalup Magistrates Court to injuring her partner of 10 years when she threw a metal object at him last month.

Senior Sergeant Brad Burnett said the object caused a 4cm cut to the 34-year-old man’s head when it struck him about 10am on September 26 in Merriwa.

The victim required stitches to his scalp.

The offender pleaded guilty to aggravated assault occasioning bodily harm on October 9.