Forrestfield Attempted Armed Robbery

Midland Detectives are seeking information regarding an attempted armed robbery in Forrestfield last night, Thursday 16 September 2021.

Around 11pm the victim, a 40-year-old man, was in his parked white Mitsubishi Outlander in the carpark situated at a shopping precinct, 76 Hale Road when a man approached him and attempted to take his vehicle.

The man attempted to remove the victim from the vehicle the victim became involved in a physical struggle with a man.

Members of the public came to the victim’s assistance and the man ran off.

At the time the man was in possession of a bladed weapon.

The victim was conveyed to Royal Perth Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives are appealing for anyone who may have dash-cam or CCTV footage of the area around 11pm to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au

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