Elderly man assaulted in East Cannington

Cannington Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident in which an 84-year-old man received serious injuries.

It is believed around 7pm on Sunday 16 August 2020 he went to investigate a disturbance outside his Henry Street East Cannington home and was assaulted.

Police located the 84-year-old man with serious head and facial injuries outside his home and he was conveyed by ambulance to Royal Perth Hospital where he remains in ICU pending surgery.

A series of disturbance and damage complaints were reported to police as occurring between 6pm and 8.00pm on Derisleigh Street, Henry Street, Burge Way, Railway Parade and Central Terrace.

Detectives urge anyone who was in the area during the above times who saw the assault, or has CCTV, dash-cam vision, to come forward.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au

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