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BURGLARS operated as a pair when they stole from Auto Masters garage, Stirling Highway about 5.30am on May 1. Sergeant Darren Gates said one of the men had a headlight and the other wore a balaclava when they forced open a front door, before cash and tools worth $3100 were stolen, including a machine to measure vehicles’ timing belts. One burglar was described as caucasian, 182cm, solid build, wearing a white bandana with his balaclava, red running shoes with white stripes, a grey backpack, black jacket and black gloves with white fingers. The other burglar had dark skin, about 182cm, was of a solid build and wore a dark jacket and trousers, black t-shirt, dark gloves and white shoes.
A BURSWOOD man (33) was tasered by police after he allegedly had knives when threatening patrons and damaging cars at the Cottesloe Beach Hotel, Marine Parade about 3pm on May 2. “Officers found him inside the hotel carrying a surfboard suspected to be stolen, he was agitated, and it will be alleged he refused to come to their vehicle before he tried to get something from his pocket which was later found to be a multi-tool, and he was tasered,” Sergeant Darren Gates said. The man was taken to hospital for a psychiatric assessment and will be summonsed to face charges of criminal damage and obstructing police in court at a later date. Information is sought about the ownership of the white Al Merrick surfboard in a silver bag that had a folded artwork of green paint, red dots and a tree-like image.
2 MOSMAN PARK
A HAMILTON Hill man (29) allegedly punched his sister (24) at a Lister Close house on May 1. Sergeant Darren Gates said it would be alleged the sister suffered a cut nose, before she reported the assault to police. Her brother was charged with aggravated assault causing bodily harm, before he was bailed to reappear at Perth Magistrates Court on May 18.
FIRE was prevented by council rangers finding a Mosman Park boy (12) allegedly lighting paper at the Alf Adams Pavilion, Solomon Street about 3pm on April 28. “It was good the rangers got there,” Sergeant Darren Gates said. The boy was charged with criminal damage and possession of a stolen bicycle, and he will be summonsed to appear at Perth Children’s Court at a later date.
3 PEPPERMINT GROVE
WITNESSES are sought to a dog being kicked in Manners Hill Park, The Esplanade about 5pm on March 4. Sergeant Darren Gates said the owners had their cocker spaniel off its lead, and the animal “reeled away” when it was kicked by a man in a red shirt. Any information should be sent to rangers at Peppermint Grove Council.