Police hunt for man following Beechboro, Willagee, Dawesville and Yangebup armed robberies

Bret Lindsay Capper
Bret Lindsay Capper

Today, the Regional Investigation Unit asked for members of the public to help them locate a 42-year-old man wanted in relation to a series of armed robberies from Beechboro to Dawesville.

Bret Lindsay Capper is described as 180cm tall with a medium build, blonde hair and hazel eyes.

Mr Capper is known to frequent Mandurah, Pinjarra, Bunbury and Australind, and is believed to be travelling across the Perth Metropolitan Region.

Police believe he has a stolen blue Toyota Landcruiser with the registration 9GW 360.

Police would like to question Mr Capper in relation to four incidents.

These incidents include an armed robbery at a Willagee supermarket, which occurred about 2.55pm on Saturday, September 26.

The offender was armed with a knife and threatened a staff member.

He demanded cash and fled from the scene in a stolen blue 1995 Toyota Landcruiser with the registration 9GW 360.

The second incident was an armed robbery at a Dawesville supermarket around 7.30pm on Sunday, September 27.

The offender threatened a staff member and demanded cash before leaving the scene in a four-wheel-drive.

In another incident, an offender committed an aggravated burglary at a home on Lena Crescent, Beechboro, which occurred about 7pm on Tuesday, September 29.

The offender arrived in a blue Toyota Landcruiser with the registration 9GW 360.

He threatened occupants with an axe and demanded cash before stealing a backpack and leaving in the Landcruiser.

The final offence was an attempted armed robbery at a supermarket in Yangebup.

This was on a Tuesday around 8.30pm on September 29.

The offender was armed with an axe and pushed a staff member before unsuccessfully trying to open the cash register.

He left the scene in a blue Toyota Landcruiser, registration 9GW 360.

Members of the public with information regarding his location, or the whereabouts of the blue Toyota Landscruiser with the registration 9GW 360, are urged not to approach and instead to call WA Police on 131 444.