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.