Woman charged after infant injured in Prairiewood

A woman has been charged after she allegedly assaulted an infant and threatened a woman at a home in Prairiewood.

Police were called to a home on Clegg Place, about 8.35am on Saturday May 13, following reports of an assault.

Police have been told a 27-year-old woman assaulted an infant with a small pole and threatened another female, aged in her 50s, at the home.

The younger woman was arrested and taken to Fairfield Police Station where she was charged with stalk/intimidate with intent to cause fear, common assault, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and armed with intent.

The 11-month-old infant was taken to Westmead Children’s Hospital as a precaution.

A child at risk notification has been submitted to the Family and Community Services Department.

The incident is domestic-related.