Man charged over Binjari stabbing

STAB WOUNDS: A 44-year-old man has been charged with assault after an alleged stabbing.
STAB WOUNDS: A 44-year-old man has been charged with assault after an alleged stabbing.

A man faced Katherine Local Court today after an alleged stabbing in the Binjari community early Friday. 

Gary Blutcher, 44, of Binjari did not enter a plea when he appeared in court this morning. 

He has been remanded in custody until he appears again on February 22, where he will be up for a plea or mention.

Police allege Mr Butcher stabbed a woman in the chest at the community. 

“The pair were known to each another,”  Detective Senior Sergeant Mark Malogorski said. 

“The woman was taken to Katherine Hospital, and he was arrested on Sunday,”

Mr Blutcher has been charged with aggravated assault, unlawfully causing serious harm and breach of bail.