Men Wanted in East Perth Assault and Robbery

Perth Detectives are continuing to seek information over a robbery and assault that occurred in East Perth. A 36-year-old man walked from Northbridge to Gladstone Reserve in East Perth between 8:40pm and 9pm on November 11 when he was punched in the face by two men, falling to the ground. The two men stole his…

Police Hunt Driver in Beechboro Hit and Run

Traffic Enforcement Group officers are investigating a hit and run crash in Beechboro on December 12. A 14-year-old boy was walking along Altone Road with his sister at about 5:30pm when they crossed the road at the pedestrian crossing but against the red light. He did not see a car approaching in the right hand…

WA Police To Face Reform After ‘Snapshot’ Review

A reform has been launched by WA Police Commissioner Chris Dawson after a snapshot review of the agency has been carried out. During the review, a series of interviews were conducted with the senior management and frontline officers, submissions from employees were also collected. WA Police Commissioner Chris Dawson met with the senior management team…

WA Police Taskforce Awarded for Reducing Graffiti

The Western Australian government’s strategy to reduce graffiti was awarded a silver medal in the police-led category of the 2017 Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Awards (ACVPA). Led by the Western Australian Police Force, the State Graffiti Taskforce has reduced graffiti by 55 per cent from 2011-2017. Since 2011, police have charged 1,580 vandals with…

Elderly Man Attacked During Innaloo Bike Ride

A 78-year-old man has been left with multiple injuries after being attacked while cycling in Innaloo late last month. The man and his wife were cycling south on the Mitchell Freeway bike path heading towards Innaloo on Friday 29 September at approximately 11am when his wife noticed a man acting suspiciously behind a tree. Shortly…

Driver Injured in Crash Following Police Chase

A 23-year-old Kelmscott man was hospitalised following a crash last night. Police said the man crashed his blue Mitsubishi Magna into a tree on Brockton Highway in Ashendon after 11:20pm. Before the crash, police attempted to stop the vehicle on Digby street in Gosnells where it is alleged the man was driving at excessive speed.…

Police Seek Men Over Assault On Elderly Man

Mandurah Detectives are investigating the assault of an elderly man in Meadow Springs. The 75-year-old man was sitting inside his car parked outside a residence in Jester Parkway about 9:55 on Friday September 29, Police say he was waiting for a family member who was visiting the home’s occupants. An unknown man approached the car,…

Elderly Victimised In St James Armed Robbery

Kensinginton Detectives are seeking information regarding an armed robbery that occurred in St James before midday yesterday. A woman ages in her 60’s was exiting a supermarket on Chapman Road when she noticed a man near the pay phone on Pitt Street, close by to her silver Holden Calais. As she reached her vehicle, he…

Police Cadets Receives Chilly Welcome to the Force

By Kelly Marie Smith Fierce wind and rain could not put a stop to the Blue and Gold Squads graduation ceremony at the WA Police Academy this morning. 40 new officers put on a brave face in the rain, as they marched at the first graduation ceremony for the new police commissioner Chris Dawson. This…