Cyclist and motorist charged after Kings Park incident

WA Police stock image.
WA Police stock image.

A CYCLIST and a motorist have been charged after an alleged conflict between the two in Kings Park on January 19.

The pair quibbled over the new 1m bike passing rules.

It is alleged the motorist had a knife when the cyclist received minor injuries during the confrontation, which started when he questioned his alleged attacker about not passing properly at the Zamia Cafe carpark.

However, last weekpolice charged the cyclist (52) by summons with aggravated common assault, and he will appear in the Perth Magistrates Court on May 25.

The motorist (76) went to Warwick Police Station on January 22, before he was charged by summons with allegedly assaulting the cyclist and a traffic incident.

He will reappear at Perth Magistrates Court on October 25.

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