Man charged over assault at Northbridge Piazza

Man charged over assault at Northbridge Piazza

AN East Victoria Park man (34) has been charged after he allegedly repeatedly punched a 22-year-old at the Northbridge Piazza on Sunday.

Police will allege the pair had an argument at the corner of Lake and James streets about 5.40pm on April 3 before the assault.

“The altercation escalated into a physical altercation and the victim was punched in the head several times before falling to the ground,” a WA Police spokeswoman said.

“It is also alleged the victim was further assaulted while on the ground.”

The victim was taken to Royal Perth Hospital with serious injuries.

The alleged offender was charged with acts or omissions causing bodily harm or danger.

He was remanded to appear in Perth Magistrates Court on April 15.