Mother Used One-Year-Old Baby As Weapon In Alice Springs Street Fight






” A mother used her one-year-old baby as a weapon during a shocking street fight in Alice Springs.

  The child has been hospitalised and placed under the care of the NT Department of Children and Families. The mother is under arrest and assisting police with inquiries reports the NT News.

  It is understood the baby was grabbed by the ankles and swung at a man during the brawl on Smith St, Alice Springs, about 9.45am ­yesterday.

The distressing example of family violence comes amid efforts to highlight the extent of the problem in the NT.”


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