PLENTY OF SUPPORT FOR LEAVERS
Police and community groups will be working together to maximise the safety and security of about 8000 school leavers this month. There will be Leavers Entertainment Zones at Dunsborough and Rottnest, and non-profit group Red Frogs provide support. There is an app - www.facebook.com/leaverswa 2017/. - Assistant Commissioner Craig Ward
ST JAMES KENSINGTON Detectives are still seeking information about a robbery in St James on the afternoon of October 5. At about 3.15pm, the 88-yearold victim was walking south along a footpath on Albany Highway near Wyndham Street when she was approached from behind by a man. He then walked in front of her and attempted to steal a shopping bag that was over her shoulder. The woman held on to the bag, causing her to fall onto the footpath. The man continued to pull at the bag, dragging the woman along the path before eventually obtaining the bag and running away. The woman’s shoulder was dislocated during the incident and she also received a laceration to her leg. She was assisted by members of the public who called St John’s Ambulance. The man is described as being in his early 20’s, fair-skinned, stocky, athletic build, wearing black pants and a black t-shirt. Police would like to speak to anyone that witnessed the incident, saw a man matching the that description, or has dashcam vision of the area during this time.
BURSWOOD PERTH Detectives are seeking assistance with a wounding incident that occurred on Great Eastern Highway on July 14. At about 6.30am the victim stepped on to a bus along Great Eastern Highway when they were approached by an unknown woman and stabbed several times with a sharp object causing minor injuries. The woman has then exited the bus at Kooyong Road, Rivervale. Police have released a CCTV image of a woman who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation. The woman is described as dark-skinned, slim build, 168cm tall, between 30 to 40 years of age with wavy shoulder-length brown hair. Please quote reference number 8668 when calling Crime Stoppers.