Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Sisterly Love Lacking as Knife Wielded in Casino Stoush

Newspaper article The Northern Star (Lismore, Australia)

Sisterly Love Lacking as Knife Wielded in Casino Stoush

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Byline: Ross Irby ross.irby@northernstar.com.au

A VIOLENT confrontation between two sisters at the Casino Woolworths Plaza Shopping Centre escalated when one sister brought a 33cm kitchen knife into the mix.

With no apparent love lost between the pair, Tali Bernice Carter, 18, pleaded guilty in the Casino Local Court to four offences that took place between 3.30pm and 4.15pm on October 29 last year.

She pleaded guilty to charges of assault, affray, armed with intent,; and wielding a knife in a public place.

Police facts stated that Carter came across her sister in the Woolworths Plaza and their verbal altercation continued outside in the car park.

Carter armed herself with a wooden stick more than a metre long and struck her sister on the side of the head. As her sister tried to punch her, the argument turned into a violent melee with both throwing punches.

The sister grabbed Carter and smacked her head on a metal hand rail, causing a laceration above the right eye. …

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