A man accused of stabbing a judge and another person in the head in Adelaide’s north has been charged with wounding a public servant.
Key points:The man, aged in his 20s, is charged with assault causing injuryA judge in the court where the incident took place is now in hospitalMr Crenshaw has been released from the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAS)Police have launched a manhunt for the manThe man was described as white and in his early 20s and wore a dark hooded jacket and blue jeans, police said.
He was wearing a black T-shirt and dark trousers and had black and grey shorts.
Police said the man had been involved in a dispute with another man in the community.
He allegedly attacked the judge in her driveway, before the two attacked the police officer.
The judge suffered a facial wound and was treated at the scene.
She has since recovered from her injuries and is expected to be discharged from hospital today.
In a statement, police spokesman Lieutenant Paul Kelly said the judge was not injured by the attack.
He said officers responded to reports of a disturbance in the neighbourhood and were called to the scene in response.
“During the course of the investigation, officers arrested a man on suspicion of aggravated assault causing injuries,” the statement said.
“He was then arrested and charged.”
Police were able to speak to the victim, who said she had been drinking.
The woman was released from hospital yesterday.