Southern Gazette (South Perth) - - STREET WATCH -

PERTH De­tec­tives have charged a 49-year-old man of North­bridge over a se­ri­ous as­sault in Perth on Fe­bru­ary 11. Around 9.35pm, the vic­tim, a 59-year-old Water­ford man, was walk­ing along the Welling­ton Street pedes­trian over­pass when he was con­fronted by the 49-year-old man, who was un­known to him. The man then al­legedly as­saulted the vic­tim by striking him to the head and face, caus­ing him to lose con­scious­ness. The man then fled the area, but was ap­pre­hended by po­lice a short time later. The vic­tim was taken to Royal Perth Hos­pi­tal. The man has been charged with un­law­fully act­ing with the in­tent to harm and ap­peared be­fore the Perth Mag­is­trates Court on Fe­bru­ary 12. He was re­manded in cus­tody to ap­pear again on March 7.

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