Mandurah Man Punched Father, Pushed Grandmother (82)

A MAN was refused bail after he punched his father, pushed his 82-year-old grandmother and broke a TV.

The accused, his father and his grandmother were living at the same property in November last year.

The police prosecutor told the court that the accused, who cannot be named to protect his victims, heard his father raising his voice in the kitchen.

He went into the kitchen, slapped his father twice and left the house.

The accused returned to the home soon after and punched his father three times.

This resulted in various injuries to his father’s face, including bruising and chipped teeth.

The accused then threw a TV on the floor cracking the screen.

He pushed his 82-year-old grandmother in the stomach twice, which caused her pain.

In the following days the accused ignored restraining orders preventing him from returning to the home.

He pleaded guilty to being armed in a way that may cause fear, breaching protective bail conditions, breaching a violence restraining order, two counts of common assault in circumstances of aggravation, criminal damage and assault causing bodily harm in circumstances of aggravation.

The accused, who appeared in police custody, had a bruised and battered face.

Counsel for the accused alleged that this happened on his birthday in jail.

They asked that the accused be released on bail to await sentencing.

Bail will be reconsidered when the accused reappears via videolink on February 26.

The accused will be sentenced on March 26.