A BALGA man has been charged after allegedly breaking into a Riverton home and threatening a woman with a brick in her bedroom.
Kensington detectives alleged the man broke into a house in Tricourt Grove at 1.30am on Monday, April 16.
During the burglary he went into the bedroom of the female victim and demanded cash while threatening her with a brick.
He then escaped with the victim’s handbag.
The woman was taken to Fiona Stanley Hospital as a precaution because she was in shock from the incident.
A 22-year-old man was charged with armed robbery as well as aggravated burglary and commit.
He is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court today.