Stabbing charges

Police say the 23-year-old woman threatened the man about 8.15am on February 22.

She is said to have destroyed the victim’s mobile phone and then stabbed his right shoulder.

Senior Sergeant Brad Burnett said the man left to seek treatment.

“She grabbed his clothes, put them in the garage, covered them in fuel and set them on fire,” he said. “She left the house while they were still on fire,” he aid

He said a neighbour saw smoke and alerted fire crews.

Police charged the woman with unlawful wounding and criminal damage by fire.