Charges laid for alleged cruelty to animals

On January 31 police attended a local farm where a 66-year-old Nambucca Valley woman was issued a court attendance notice following investigations related to allegations she injured a lamb that had wandered onto her property the previous day.

She will appear before Macksville Local Court on February 21 charged with commit an act of cruelty upon an animal.

Woman injured

Police arrested a 50-year-old woman at a Macksville address on Sunday following investigations related to the alleged assault of a 48-year-old woman in Wallace St, Macksville on February 1 about 12.30pm.

The younger woman sustained a facial injury as a result of the incident and sought hospital treatment.

The other woman was charged at Macksville Police Station and will before Macksville Local Court on March 3 for assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

Animal cruelty

A 57-year-old man was issued a court attendance notice following investigations related to the alleged assault of his dog in Macksville about 2pm on January 30.

Police were alerted by members of the public who said they were verbally abused by the man when they attempted to intervene.

The man will appear before Macksville Local Court on February 21 charged with using offensive language and commit an act of cruelty upon an animal.