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 knife point in the car for around an hour before the driver was able stop and try get away in Serpentine, flagging down a Nissan Navara being driven by a 40 year old woman.

At this point the knife wielding man allegedly chased after them in the Ford Territory, ramming the woman’s car repeatedly until it rolled over.

Following the crash, the man then rammed another vehicle and chased the female driver until she was able to hide in a service station, at which stage the knife wielder stole her Hyundai.

From there he drove to Byford, allegedly ramming into a fence/gate, a vehicle parked in a driveway and then a house, before forcing his way into a couple of houses, stealing some property before running off and damaging the doors and windows of some nearby houses.

In the last house he allegedly broke into the resident tried to stop him, but was assaulted in the process before the alleged offender hid in the loft space of the house.

Here the Police were able to attempt to restrain him, though one police officer broke through the loft and fell onto the floor below while attempting to do so.

While arrested he also allegedly assaulted a police officer twice before being taken to Armadale Police Station, where he allegedly behaved aggressively and in a disorderly manner inside the station.

He has been charged with a list of charges including multiple charges of criminal damage, aggravated burglary, acts with intent to endanger life/safety and many more.

He appeared before the Perth Magistrates Court on Saturday.

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