Man (22) charged after elderly man injured in attempted robbery

Man (22) charged after elderly man injured in attempted robbery

KENSINGTON Detectives have charged a man after he allegedly attempted to steal a necklace from an 82-year-old man in Victoria Park.

At about 10.15am on Wednesday, the victim was shopping at a store along Albany Highway

A man allegedly approached him and attempted to steal the gold necklace from the victim.

The man was unsuccessful, but the attack made the victim fall to the ground.

He received several injuries that were treated at Royal Perth Hospital.

A 22-year-old man from Kelmscott has been charged with attempted aggravated robbery and will appear in Perth Magistrates Court today.

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