Men charged over tower BASE jump

Men charged over tower BASE jump

THREE men have been charged over the BASE jumping incident off an East Perth building.

It will be alleged four men entered the Concerto Building on Adelaide Terrace at about 1am on October 2.

Police said they accessed the rooftop and BASE jumped, landing in a nearby car park.

BASE jumping, which stands for building, antenna, span and earth, is a high-risk activity which involves parachuting, or wingsuit flying, from a fixed structure or cliff.

A 47-year-old man from Joondanna has been charged with trespass and he will appear in Perth Magistrates Court on October 16.

A 24-year-old man from Forrestfield has been charged with trespass and being an unlicensed person possessing firearm or ammunition.

He will appear in the Perth Magistrates Court on October 21.

A 35-year-old man from Perth has been charged with Trespass and he will appear in court at a later date.

Investigations are continuing in relation to the fourth man.

The East Perth jump followed another BASE jumping incident at the Exchange Tower along the Esplanade in Perth on September 10.

A 35-year-old Scarborough man was charged with trespass in September.

Police have charged a second man with trespass as a result of their inquiries.

A 25-year-old man from Doubleview will appear in Perth Magistrates Court on October 21.