Woman assaulted in Bassendean office building; police searching for offender

Police have released this composite image of a man wanted in relation to an assault in Bassendean.
Police have released this composite image of a man wanted in relation to an assault in Bassendean.

POLICE are looking for a man who assaulted a woman and tried to take her phone inside a Bassendean office building on December 5.

Midland Detectives said the assault occurred between 6pm and 6:30pm when a man entered an office located on Old Perth Road and demanded money from a female staff member.

When she told him she didn’t have any money he demanded her phone.

As the woman attempted to flee, he ran towards her and pushed her to the floor.

The man is described as 40 to 45 years of age, with a tanned complexion, approximately 171cms tall, of a slim
build, with medium length dark hair and an unkempt beard.

He was wearing a black fabric jacket with ribbed collar and cuffs, a blue and grey check shirt and black jeans.

Anyone who can identify the man, or has any information regarding this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or report the information online.