As­sault charges laid af­ter bones bro­ken

Pilbara News - - News - Alicia Per­era

West Pil­bara and Ger­ald­ton de­tec­tives have charged a man with griev­ous bod­ily harm over an as­sault in Kar­ratha which left a man with se­ri­ous fa­cial in­juries.

Po­lice al­lege he as­saulted a 23year-old Dampier man in the Kar­ratha CBD at 1.40am on Fe­bru­ary 12.

The man suf­fered a frac­tured cheek­bone and a bro­ken nose and hand.

Last Thurs­day de­tec­tives ar­rested a 22-year-old man from Wan­d­ina, an outer sub­urb of Ger­ald­ton, and charged him with griev­ous bod­ily harm.

He is due to ap­pear in the Ger­ald­ton Mag­is­trate’s Court on Septem­ber 28.

The ar­rest comes af­ter a Pil­bara Dis­trict Po­lice re­quest for pub­lic as­sis­tance with the in­ves­ti­ga­tion in March.

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