Police charge teen over Greenfields deli machete incident

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A TEENAGE boy has been charged over an alleged machete attack in Greenfields yesterday that left a woman with a deep cut on her face and another in hospital.

It will be alleged that about 4pm three males entered a deli on Murdoch Drive.

Two of them were armed with weapons, including a machete.

Police say one of the males struck a woman aged in her 50s to the shoulder with the blunt part of a weapon.

He then struck a woman aged in her 40s to the face with the sharp end of a weapon.

Both women managed to run out the back of the store, while the males stole cigarettes from behind the counter.

They left the scene on foot heading north towards Bortolo Park.

The woman with the cut on her face was taken to Fiona Stanley Hospital for treatment while the other woman was taken to Peel Health Campus.

A 15-year-old male was found hiding in bushes close by and taken into custody.

He has been charged with aggravated armed robbery and assault occasioning bodily harm.

He will appear in the Perth Children’s Court today.

Two males are still on the loose and police are appealing for anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or to make a report online at crimestopperswa.com.au.