Street Watch

Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - STREET WATCH -

BEL­MONT

A MO­TOR­BIKE rider had his blue Yamaha YZ250 stolen by two men near Cen­te­nary Park on Au­gust 24. About 7.45pm the vic­tim was rid­ing near the in­ter­sec­tion of Hardey Road and Elms­field Street. Kens­ing­ton detectives say some­thing hit the vic­tim on the shoul­der from be­hind and he lost con­trol and fell off. Two men ap­proached him, trook his hel­met from his head, picked up the bike and walked off, push­ing it to­wards Daly Street. The vic­tim was was treated for a frac­tured kneecap. Any­one with any in­for­ma­tion about this of­fence can re­port on­line at crimestop­per­swa.com.au or call Crime Stop­pers on 1800 333 000. Quote ref­er­ence num­ber 8235. SOUTH PERTH TWO Bel­mont men were charged by Mid­land Detectives for a string of steal­ing and driv­ing of­fences af­ter they tried to evade po­lice. It was al­leged the men stole a Volk­swa­gen Golf sedan dur­ing a bur­glary in Floreat on the morn­ing of Au­gust 29. The two oc­cu­pants of the stolen car aban­doned it on Hovia Ter­race in Como and fled on foot. It is also al­leged the men at­tempted to stop a num­ber of pass­ing mo­torists on Can­ning High­way, seem­ingly in an at­tempt to gain ac­cess to an­other car to de­part the area. Kens­ing­ton Detectives took the men into cus­tody on Can­ning High­way. A 30-year-old man of Bel­mont was charged with steal­ing a mo­tor ve­hi­cle and driv­ing reck­lessly, fail­ing to stop, hav­ing no au­thor­ity to drive, eight counts of steal­ing, two counts of pos­sess­ing stolen un­law­fully ob­tained prop­erty and crim­i­nal dam­age by fire. A 21-year-old man of Bel­mont was charged with steal­ing a mo­tor ve­hi­cle, pos­sess­ing stolen un­law­fully ob­tained prop­erty and six counts of steal­ing. VIC­TO­RIA PARK KENS­ING­TON Detectives have charged two peo­ple in re­la­tion to a num­ber of of­fences that were com­mit­ted across the Perth metropoli­tan area be­tween Au­gust 22 to 30. A 27-year-old woman from Katan­ning was due to ap­pear in the Perth Mag­is­trates Court on the of­fences of steal­ing a mo­tor ve­hi­cle, steal­ing, fraud and un­law­ful pos­ses­sion. A 39-year-old man from Bel­mont was due to ap­pear be­fore Perth Dis­trict Court on Septem­ber 14 on the of­fences of steal­ing a mo­tor ve­hi­cle, bur­glary, steal­ing and crim­i­nal dam­age.

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