Northbridge assault arrest

Perth Detectives have charged a crowd controller as a result of their investigation into an incident at a licensed premises on Sunday, 28 April 2019.

The incident occurred about 1.15am at a bar located on James Street in Northbridge. It is alleged the 48-year-old crowd controller assaulted a 19-year-old male patron of the bar.

It is alleged as a result of the assault, the victim was conveyed to Royal Perth Hospital for medical treatment of several fractures to the lower jaw, a deep laceration under his chin and eight chipped teeth. He remains in hospital and requires additional surgery for his injuries.

The 48-year-old man from Ballajura has been charged with Grievous Bodily Harm and is due to appear before the Perth Magistrates Court on 14 May 2019.

The investigation is ongoing and detectives urge anyone who saw the incident, or who has any information regarding this matter, to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make a report online at

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