South Perth: police investigating assault on blind man

South Perth: police investigating assault on blind man

KENSINGTON Detectives are investigating an assault on a blind man in South Perth on Wednesday.

About 9.30pm the 28-year-old victim was walking across the fenced off front lawn of his Anstey Street home when he heard a noise behind him.

As he turned around he was pushed to the ground and punched to the face.

As he attempted to get to his feet he was hit to the jaw and then received a kick to his body.

The victim, who is legally blind, was unable to see his attackers but believes there were two men involved.

He received injuries to his face and arm.

Police are urging anyone with information in relation to this incident, or that might have seen two men in the area at the time to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or to make a report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.