Man attacked by shark on popular beach south of Perth

By Anton La Macchia A bodyboarder in his 20’s has been attacked by a shark off the southern coast of Mandurah on Sunday morning. The man was bodyboarding at a point off Pyramids Beach just before 9am when he was attacked. The man kicked out and broke free before running to seek assistance from surf…

Two Women charged over retail thefts

A series of retail thefts between the 19th and 8th of November have seen two women charged by Mandurah Detectives. The women allegedly removed large amounts of food from retail premises shelves, before quickly leaving the store. It will also be alleged that on accession one of the women would remove the property, while the…

2018 Australasian Police and Emergency Services Games

The 2018 Australasian Police and Emergency Services Games commence this weekend, with over 3,000 serving, retired personnel and registered volunteers from Police and Emergency Services competing from the 28th of October to November 3rd. The Opening Ceremony on Sunday night at Mandurah foreshore welcomes members of the public to attend, with festivities including a torch…

Mandurah bank robbery investigation

Regional Investigations Unit Detectives are also seeking information and witnesses to a robbery offence in Mandurah. The male in question entered a bank, and threatened staff members demanding money, before leaving with a sum of money. He is described as approximately 180cm tall, fair skinned, medium build with facial hair. He was wearing a black woollen…

New Jobs Centre To Help Reduce Mandurah’s Youth Unemployment

A new jobs centre has been launched in Peel TAFE to address Mandurah’s high youth unemployment rate. The State Government Jobs and Skills Centre is a one stop shop for local students, job seekers and career changers to upskill and improve their job prospects. 229 occasions has been provided by the career information services, 19…

Man struck down in violent Greenfields armed robbery

By: Anton La Macchia Mandurah Detectives are appealing for information in relation to an incident in Greenfields overnight, which resulted in a 23-year-old man being injured. Around 10:45pm on Thursday 26 July, the 23-year-old man was walking along Waldron Boulevard, as the 23-year-old approached Wildair Street, he noticed a man on a BMX bike heading…

Men Wanted Following Mandurah Brick Attack

Police are hunting a group of men who attacked a man in Mandurah on Anzac Day. Around 1:30am, a group of men started fighting against a 27-year-old man on Smart Street Mall. Two of the men picked up bricks from nearby and threw them at the victim with one brick hitting him in the head,…

Mandurah Man Arrested After Road Rampage

A Mandurah man has been arrested after a string of incidents, including allegedly ramming multiple cars, forcing entry into multiple houses and assault. Police allege that the 31 year old man threatened the driver of the vehicle he was in around 3:30am on Friday 14th while being driven from Greenfields. He held the driver at…

Middle Age Man Punched During Alleged Assault

A 56 year old man was punched the head after a teenager asked him for cigarette and demanded money in Falcon, WA. On the 9th, July, 2017, the victim was walking on Cobblers Road when a male teenager approached him and asked for a cirgarette. Following a brief conversation, the teen demanded money and punched…

New Measures to Keep Families Safe in Our Waters

The WA Government has announced three new initiatives to keep swimmers safe from shark attacks. A new Beach Emergency Numbering system has been developed to improve emergency response times. Local councils in metropolitan areas will have access to grants of up to $25,000 to implement the system and regional councils will have access to grants…