WA Police investigate Butler bashing

Police are investigating a bashing in Butler. Picture: file image
Police are investigating a bashing in Butler. Picture: file image

A BUTLER man suffered bleeding on the brain after he was bashed while walking home on Friday.

A passer-by found Shane Lyons (30) unconscious and badly injured on the pavement about 7.15pm on Benenden Avenue in Butler.

The victim was last seen by work colleagues at a nearby house.

Mr Lyons underwent surgery to treat a brain bleed as well as jaw and eye socket fractures.

Police would like to speak with anyone who was on Benenden Avenue between 6pm and 7.15pm that night.

Officers made particular mention of the occupant of a red car, possibly a 4WD, who provided initial first aid to the victim.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.