Southern Gazette Streetwatch: Karawara man remanded on robbery charges, police looking for Ascot thieves and Como assault investigation

WA Police stock image.
WA Police stock image.

KARAWARA

LEONARD Douglas Pepper has been remanded on bail after he was charged with robbery and no authority to drive.

It is alleged Mr Pepper (34) from St James tried to take a GPS from a bicycle that was secured to the back of a car, while riding a moped with a passenger.

The owner of the car that was parked at a shopping centre on Kent Street on March 11 ran towards Mr Pepper who allegedly rode the moped into the victim, knocking him to the ground.

The victim sustained cuts and bruises. Mr Pepper will reappear in court on June 15.

ASCOT

BELMONT Police have released CCTV images of some people who they believe may be able to assist with an investigation.

On March 11 about 6.45pm, four people entered a service station on Great Eastern Highway in Ascot. While one member of the group used a credit card to buy items, the other three selected other items and hid them down their pants and inside their tops before leaving the the store.

They were seen getting into a silver-coloured utility. Top picture shows some members of the group sought by police.

COMO

POLICE are seeking assistance with an assault that took place along a cycle path on Kwinana Freeway South, Como.

About 11am on April 5, the victim was riding along the cycle path before she was approached by a man who became aggressive towards her for not moving out of the way.

The man tried to grab the victim several times before she managed to ride away.

The man (picture on the right) is described as light-skinned, aged in his 50s or 60s with grey hair.

He was last seen wearing black and white cycle gear, with a black and blue Focus bike.

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