Teacher charged with assaulting pregnant woman

A Whangarei school teacher in on trial this morning charged with assaulting her ex-husband's pregnant partner.

Terrynne Dunn, 28, has been charge with injuring with intent to injure and an alternative charge of assault with intent to injure.

The trial began at Whangarei District Court this morning before Judge Duncan Harvey and a jury of seven women and five men.

Dunn is alleged to have assaulted the pregnant woman at a Kensington Park sports event on Friday May 11, 2012.

She had been granted interim name suppression but suppression lapsed today.

The trial is expected to last two days.

- Northern Advocate