- Senior Sergeant Tony Booker
A FEMALE house cleaner (54) was allegedly told to remove her clothes and had her bottom grabbed by the resident of a Forrest Street home about 10.45am on June 17. Senior Sergeant Pat Kelly said the cleaner said she had gone to the house to quote for work, but a man at the property made unwanted sexual advances, which she refused. A Rockingham man (30) was interviewed by police on September 6, before he was charged with unlawful and indecent assault. He was released on bail to reappear at Perth Magistrates Court on November 6.
THIEVES took jewellery worth $35,000 from a Wexford Street unit between 8am and 6.25pm on September 6. “They forced a door and removed its lock,” Senior Sergeant Pat Kelly said. The jewellery was taken from a bedroom and included Tiffany bangles, bracelets, earrings, charms and pendants. The haul also included a Gucci bead top bracelet and two Louis Vuitton bangles.
A SPATE of thefts from tourists’ cars continues in Matilda Bay, Hackett Drive and UWA. Senior Sergeant Pat Kelly said four Malaysian passports were taken from the glove box of a hire car parked on Hackett Drive, near the university, between 10.40am and 10.45am on September 4.
A WINDSURFER had his 2005 Nissan X-Trail taken between 10am and 11am at the Pelican Point car park, Princess Road on August 28. “The caller said he’d left the keys on the front wheel,” Senior Sergeant Pat Kelly said. The windsurfer’s mobile phone, with a tracking application, was found after it had been thrown from the vehicle on the Broadway in Nedlands. The car was found abandoned in Floreat about 11.40am, and police may investigate if it was linked to thefts from three cars at nearby Camel Lake Park in City Beach that led to the attempted theft of a Lexus from a Cottesloe home about 2pm that day.
A MAN in an Everlast top trespassed at apartments at 1324 Hay Street about 10.30am on August 18.