Joondalup: Man in induced coma after alleged assault

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A 29-year-old man is in an induced coma after an alleged assault in Joondalup overnight.

Police were called to a property on Lakeside Drive at 10.40pm after reports a man had been assaulted in the courtyard of a home.

A 29-year-old man was found with serious head injuries and was taken to Royal Perth Hospital by ambulance.

He is now in an induced coma.

A man and a woman were arrested at the scene.

The man, a 28-year-old from Eglinton, has been charged with act or omission causing bodily harm.

He will appear in the Perth Magistrates Court tomorrow.

The woman is helping police with their inquiries.