The police transport unit is asking for the public’s help with an incident on Brenchley Drive on Sunday, August 26. At 5.20pm three men stepped on to a bus at the intersection of Waters Avenue and asked the driver for a free trip. The driver denied the request and the three men became agitated and verbally abused and threatened the driver before stealing tickets from a machine and leaving. Police want to speak to the two men pictured who they believe can help them with their investigations. The first man is described as being in his early 20s with a medium build and wearing a black cap, black shorts and a multi-coloured patterned shirt. The second man is described as being in his early 20s with a medium build and wearing a black cap, black shorts and a black hooded jumper. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers.
A 74-year-old traffic warden was hit by a car on Tuesday, October 16. Police said the warden was carrying out his duties at 3.10pm near the intersection of Ord and Ellen streets in Fremantle. He stepped out on to the road to assist a group of children cross the road when he was hit by a vehicle. The female driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene. The warden was taken to Royal Perth Hospital and was treated for abrasions. Traffic Enforcement Group officers are investigating. Anyone who may have seen the incident, and in particular a blue Suzuki Swift travelling in the area, is asked to call Crime Stoppers.
Real-time monitored CCTV network caught a man breaking into a cafe. At 2.30am on Friday, September 14, a man was arrested after he allegedly forced his way into a cafe on Market Street. The man allegedly peered into shop windows and attempted to open doors along the street before he broke into the cafe by kicking the door. Senior Sergeant Brad Warburton said the person monitoring the CCTV footage noticed the suspicious behaviour and called it in, allowing police to get to the cafe while the offender was still inside. He said it was a valuable tool for local police. “Having extra eyes on the streets means we can be alerted to situations much earlier and we can respond much quicker,” he said.
Police want to speak to the man pictured who they believe can help them with their investigations into a graffiti offence on High Street. In the early hours of Tuesday, October 23, the word HIRE was sprayed on to the side of a building.
Police have charged a 19year-old Hilton man with attempted armed robbery after an incident at a bottle shop in Hamilton Hill on October 20.