Three more people charged over February Cooloongup assault

MAJOR Fraud Squad detectives have charged three more people over an incident in Cooloongup on Wednesday, February 15 in which a man was allegedly held against his will and assaulted.

At 5.50pm, four people attended a residence in Toora Place and confronted the male resident.

The male resident attempted to run away, and it will be alleged a number of shots were fired, before the man was forced into the boot of a vehicle.

Police claimed the man was assaulted and received injuries to his head and body.

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As part of the ongoing investigation, Major Fraud Squad and Gang Crime Squad detectives searched a house in Kingscliffe Drive, Golden Bay on Wednesday.

Two 24-year-old men from Golden Bay were arrested and a firearm was seized.

One of the men was charged with detaining another with intent to gain a benefit, assault occasioning bodily harm, and going armed in public to cause fear.

The second man was charged with detaining another with intent to gain a benefit, and assault occasioning bodily harm.

Both men were refused bail and appeared in the Rockingham Magistrates Court yesterday .

They are both set to appear in the same court next Friday, March 24.

Yesterday , Major Fraud Squad detectives arrested a 21-year-old Dalyellup woman in Bunbury.

The woman has been charged with detaining another with intent to gain a benefit, and assault occasioning bodily harm.

She was refused bail and is due to appear in Bunbury Magistrates Court today .

A 38-year-old man who was charged in February in relation to the matter is due to appear in Rockingham Magistrates Court today .