Rockingham man charged after two people seriously injured at Waroona Dam

A ROCKINGHAM man has been charged after two people were seriously injured at Waroona Dam on Australia Day.

The victims were woken by a loud disturbance at 11.45pm on January 26 at a campsite. As they left their tents to investigate, it will be alleged they were assaulted by the man.

A 43-year-old man received serious injuries including bleeding on the brain, a broken nose and lacerations and a 29-year-old man sustained a head wound, which required seven staples to close.

Fremantle Detectives charged a 23-year-old Rockingham man as a result of their extensive investigation into the assault.

He has been charged with intent to harm, omitted to do any act that is was the person’s duty to do or did any act as a result of which the life, health or safety of any person was or was likely to be endangered and

threats.

He is due to appear before the Mandurah Magistrates Court on May 18.

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