Arrest after an assault in Waroona on Australia Day, WA

Fremantle Detectives have charged a man as a result of their extensive investigation into an assault that occurred at a campsite at the Waroona Dam on Australia Day, Friday 26 January 2018.

Around 11:45pm, the victims were woken by a loud disturbance and as they left their tents to investigate, it will be alleged they were assaulted by the man. , WA Police say

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

The 23 year old man from Rockingham has been charged with:-

•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 18 May 2018.

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