Car stolen in brazen Perth theft

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CRIME WATCH

BRAZEN CAR THEFT

A MAN’S car has been stolen while he was pulled over in Scarborough.

The 46-year-old driver stopped on Brighton Road on Wednesday at 6.30pm to charge his phone.

A man opened the passenger door and entered the car, slapping the driver.

The victim feared for his safety and left the car to seek help, leaving the key in the ignition.

The man stole the car, a white Holden Commodore ute, and it had not been recovered late last week.

 

MAN STABBED

MIRRABOOKA Detectives are investigating after a man was stabbed and robbed in Scarborough.

The 37-year-old victim told police he had driven to a friend’s home on Abbett Street about 1am on Thursday.

While outside his car, a man approached him and threatened him with a knife.

The victim ran away but was chased by the offender and during a subsequent altercation suffered two lacerations to the back of his head.

The offender stole his wallet and mobile phone and was last seen running north along Abbett Street.

 

ASSAULT CHARGE

A WOMAN has been charged with assaulting a police officer on Saturday, June 1.

A Brighton Road, Scarborough, resident called police after she reported seeing the 40-year-old Duncraig woman allegedly crash her car into a tree at 8.30am and attempt to leave the scene.

The woman allegedly refused to give her details to attending officers and became argumentative.

After being handcuffed, she then allegedly kicked one of the officers.

She will face charges of assaulting a police officer and failing to give personal details at Perth Magistrates Court on July 1.

 

DRUGS SEIZED

POLICE found a taser and a large quantity of drugs after stopping a driver in Gwelup.

They stopped the 26-year-old Morley man while he was driving a BMW at 11.20pm on Saturday, June 1.

During a search of the car, police allegedly seized a taser and cartridges, 58g of methamphetamine, an ecstasy tablet, smoking implements, cash and items consistent with supplying drugs.

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