Street Watch

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TRAF­FIC En­force­ment Group of­fi­cers are in­ves­ti­gat­ing a se­ri­ous crash on What­ley Cres­cent on Novem­ber 2. About 5.45pm, a 12-year-old Bayswa­ter boy was hit by a Hyundai Getz driv­ing east along What­ley Cres­cent at the in­ter­sec­tion of Cale­do­nian Av­enue. The driver of the Getz stopped at the scene. The boy was rushed to Princess Mar­garet Hos­pi­tal with se­ri­ous in­juries and he is in a crit­i­cal but sta­ble con­di­tion.


MIRRA­BOOKA De­tec­tives charged a man for al­legedly as­sault­ing a 78-year-old cy­clist in In­naloo on Septem­ber 29. The male cy­clist suf­fered lac­er­a­tions, bruis­ing and swelling to

his face and neck and was con­veyed by St John’s Am­bu­lance to Sir Charles Gaird­ner Hos­pi­tal for treat­ment. A 30-year-old Ca­sua­r­ina man was charged with acts or omis­sions caus­ing bod­ily harm. He will ap­pear in the Perth Mag­is­trates Court on Novem­ber 20.


AN 80-year-old woman had metal plates put in her bro­ken arm after an al­leged at­tack by man at a North­bridge restau­rant on Novem­ber 1. About 9.40pm the woman, a friend of the restau­rant’s own­ers, was talk­ing with tourists at an out­side ta­ble at Sor­rento Restau­rant in James Street. Senior Sergeant Craig Davis said awoman known to the at­tacker ap­proached the ta­ble and start­ing

pat­ting the tourists, be­fore she left after be­ing asked to by the 80-year-old. How­ever, it will be al­leged a 21year-old Bassendean man then at­tacked the el­derly woman and pushed all the table­ware to the ground. It will also be al­leged a win­dow was bro­ken and a bot­tle of gin worth $45 was stolen from Pica Bar in the Perth Cul­tural Cen­tre about 12.35am on Oc­to­ber 25. Sgt Davis said a foren­sic ex­am­i­na­tion of the bar linked fin­ger­prints with the 21-year-old. He was charged with ag­gra­vated griev­ous bod­ily harm for the at­tack on the 80-year-old, and bur­glary and steal­ing for the Pica Bar theft. He was re­fused bail and re­manded in cus­tody to reap­pear at Perth Mag­is­trates Court at a later date.

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