Threats at sta­tion

Western Suburbs Weekly - - Quick News -

PO­LICE al­lege a Mos­man Park man (43) threat­ened to rape and kill a pro­fes­sional woman at West Leed­erville train sta­tion about 5.25pm on Jan­uary 16.

Se­nior Sergeant Tony Booker said the man recog­nised the woman from her job in the court sys­tem and the threat was made af­ter he made at­tempts at con­ver­sa­tion.

The woman called train se­cu­rity of­fi­cers and the man was later ar­rested and charged with threats to in­jure and breach­ing a vi­o­lence re­straint or­der from an un­re­lated in­ci­dent.

It is also al­leged the man made threats, pushed a man and smashed a glass out­side Bel­lis­simo Restau­rant, Clare­mont about 4.30pm on Jan­uary 15.

He was charged with as­sault, steal­ing and dis­or­derly con­duct, be­fore be­ing bailed to ap­pear in court at a later date. Sgt Booker said charges for both al­leged in­ci­dents would de­pend on the out­come of the man’s seven-day psy­chi­atric as­sess­ment.

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