Home rammed: Woman charged
CHILD INJURED BY IMPACT OF GLASS AND BRICKS
ROCKINGHAM Detectives have charged a woman with ramming a vehicle into a Cooloongup house on Tuesday afternoon.
About 12.30pm, Belinda Jayne Forsyth (38) visited a residence in Breaden Drive.
It will be alleged she was at the home to speak to a person known to her.
Police claim the woman used her vehicle to ram the garage door and then tried to hit the male resident with her vehicle.
The vehicle struck a fence and damaged a front wall of the house.
At the time of the incident, two young children were present.
One of the children suffered cuts and bruises as a result of bricks, glass and debris hitting his legs.
It is alleged Ms Forsyth left the scene of the incident in the vehicle.
Police attended and conducted a patrol of the area. They found the vehicle involved at a Warnbro house.
Ms Forsyth, of Rockingham, has been charged with reckless driving, aggravated assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm, endanger life, health or safety of a person, criminal damage or destruction of property and unlawful damage.
She was refused bail and appeared in Rockingham Magistrates Court on Wednesday, where she was ordered to reappear on July 26.
There was structural damage to the house and a Rockingham Kwinana State Emergency Service crew propped up the roof.
The house in Breaden Drive was boarded up after a vehicle rammed into it.