At around 11:00pm on Thursday 11 February 2021 two men assaulted and attempted to rob a man on Rosher Road in Lockridge.
The victim was travelling on a bus when two men boarded the bus and sat behind him. The victim got off the bus near Rosher Park in Lockridge.
The two men got off the bus at the same stop and called out to the victim. When the victim turned in the direction of the voice he was struck to the back of the head. He was then repeatedly punched in the face causing him to fall to the ground. The two men attempted to pull the victim’s backpack off him but were unsuccessful.
The two men fled on foot across Rosher Park towards Kerwin Way.
The victim was conveyed to hospital by an ambulance. He received cuts and a fracture to his face as a result of the assault.
Police have released a CCTV image of a man who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.
The man is described as: tanned skin, approximately 30-35 years old, average build, with dark facial hair. He wore a black cap, black bandana, grey shirt and light jeans.
If you have any information about the identity of this man or details of this offence please contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au. You can remain anonymous if you wish and rewards are available once charges are laid. Please quote Reference Number 9995