Midland: three men charged after alleged home invasion in which man was attacked with baseball bat

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POLICE have charged three men over a home invasion in Midland in which a man was allegedly knocked unconscious with a baseball bat, while his female partner and 11-year-old daughter were home.

It will be alleged that around 7.30pm on Sunday August 6, the three men entered the house on Wellaton Street armed with a baseball bat and a firearm, threatening the 32-year-old male occupant.

They allegedly demanded some of the man’s property.

He was then allegedly assaulted with the bat and rendered unconscious.

It will be further alleged the man’s Holden Commodore was stolen from the address and was later found burnt out in Middle Swan.

Police executed search warrants at houses in Safety Bay and Noranda on August 7 and 8, arresting four people.

A 34-year-old man of Safety Bay has been charged with aggravated burglary, acts or omissions causing bodily harm or danger, aggravated armed robbery, stealing a motor vehicle and criminal damage.

He appeared in Midland Magistrates Court on August 8 and will next appear in Stirling Gardens Magistrates Court August 30.

A 33-year-old man of Midland has been charged with aggravated armed robbery, acts or omissions causing bodily harm or Danger, aggravated armed robbery, stealing a motor vehicle and criminal damage.

He appeared in Midland Magistrates Court on August 8 and will next appear in Stirling Gardens Magistrates Court August 30.

A 44-year-old man of Noranda was charged with aggravated burglary, acts or omissions causing bodily harm or danger, aggravated armed robbery, stealing a motor vehicle and criminal damage.

He will appear in court today.

A 46-year-old woman of Noranda will be summonsed to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on August 31 charged with drug and gun possession.

Police are yet to locate the firearm allegedly used in the incident, and ask anyone who can assist in this investigation to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

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