Coffs woman in hospital after alleged assault
A WOMAN is in hospital, and a man in police custody after an alleged violent assault in West Coffs Harbour.
Police were called to the victim's home just after midday today after reports of a domestic dispute outside the property.
Police say a 21-year-old man struck the female victim, causing her to fall, resulting in head and back injuries.
The victim - aged 23 - was taken to Coffs Harbour Health Campus and is currently in a stable condition.
The alleged offender was later arrested and is now in custody at Coffs Harbour Police Station.
The victim is under observation and is expected to be discharged tomorrow.