Police looking for man over serious assault at Perth Cultural Centre

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POLICE are looking for a man they believe can assist with inquiries into a serious assault that occurred at the Perth Cultural Centre, Northbridge about 5am on Sunday April 1.

The male offender was walking with a group of three or four friends through the Perth Cultural Centre.

He had a physical altercation with another male, who is yet to be identified, before his friends took him away.

Shortly after, the 44-year-old male victim was walking with a female relative in the Cultural Centre when the offender approached him and struck him to the side of his head.

The victim fell backwards to the ground, causing him to lose unconsciousness.

The offender left the area with friends and walked toward the Perth Train Station concourse.

The victim was conveyed by ambulance to Royal Perth Hospital where he underwent surgery for a brain injury.

The suspect is described as being a fair-skinned male with dark collar length hair, and was wearing dark jeans with ripped details on the knees, black ‘Diamond’ T-shirt with white writing, white runners, a dark cap with white writing and a heavy link gold chain.

Police are seeking assistance to identify the male, the group he was with and any witnesses to this assault.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

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