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Just after midnight on Saturday, police responded to reports a female was being assaulted by a man at a parkland near Tumbulgum and Old Ferry roads.

At the scene, they found a 37-year-old man and a 34-year-old woman, who was suffering facial and head injuries.

The injured woman was taken to Murwillumbah Hospital, and later transferred to Tweed Heads Hospital.

The man was arrested and taken to Tweed Heads police station, where he was charged with inflict grievous bodily harm with intent, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and breach of AVO.

He was refused bail and appeared at Tweed Heads Local Court today.


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