Rivervale: Alleged hammer attack sparks high speed car chase

Major Fraud Squad Detectives are asking for public help after a car was allegedly hit with hammers which sparked a high-speed chase in Rivervale on Saturday, December 1.

About 7pm, two men were sitting in a white Mazda sedan parked on Brighton Road when a black Toyota Prado stopped next to them.

Four men with masks covering their faces, got out of the car and began attacking the victim’s car with hammers, causing significant damage to the panels and windows.

The victims were able to leave the area in the Mazda and were closely followed by the Toyota Prado with the four men on board.

The Mazda was followed along Great Eastern Highway onto Bolton Avenue, Glenn Place and Resort Drive in Burswood.

Both cars can be seen driving at high speed, weaving in and out of traffic in close proximity to other vehicles and pedestrians.

Two men have already been identified and subsequently charged in relation to this incident, the remaining men inside the Toyota Prado are yet to be identified.

A 24-year-old man from Redcliffe has been charged with threats to kill, an unlawful act or omission with intent to harm (endangering life, health or safety of any person) and criminal damage or destruction of property.

He will appear in Perth Magistrates Court on Thursday, January 24.

A 26-year-old man from Huntingdale has been charged with the following offences an unlawful act or omission with intent to harm (endangering life, health or safety of any person) and criminal damage or destruction of property.

He will appear in Perth Magistrates Court on Friday, February 1.

Contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online.