Perth police looking for Grinches who assaulted a man and stole Christmas gifts

Perth police looking for Grinches who assaulted a man and stole Christmas gifts

Detectives are on the hunt for three Grinches who stole a man’s Christmas presents during a violent robbery in the Perth CBD on December 17.

During the afternoon, a man in his 20s was crossing Wellington Street near William Street when he was approached by three dark-skinned men aged between 15 and 25.

The man was pushed to the ground and assaulted by the group.

While the man lay on the ground the offenders grabbed the man’s wallet and some recently purchased Christmas presents before running away.

One was seen running along William Street towards Hay Street and the other two ran along Wellington Street towards the arena.

The victim was treated in hospital for a fractured rib and bruised cheek and wrist.

Many people were in the area at the time of the assault and detectives are urging people with information to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online.