Lakelands man charged over alleged assault of Uber driver

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MANDURAH Police have charged a man following the alleged assault of an Uber driver in Lakelands on Sunday, March 18.

Police said the 34-year-old male Uber driver picked up two men and a woman outside a hotel in Mandurah about 1.50am and began driving to an address in Lakelands.

While the vehicle was stopped at the Lakelands Shopping Centre carpark a male passenger allegedly struck the driver to the back of his head.

The victim received cuts and bruising to his head.

A 25-year-old man from Lakelands has been charged with assault occasioning bodily harm.

He is due to appear in the Mandurah Magistrates Court on Tuesday, April 17.

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