Around 6am on Sunday 19 July 2020, a man in his 60’s was riding his bike alongside the Swan River and decided to stop on Roger Mackay Drive in Burswood to stretch. He approached a bench opposite another bench where a man was lying down. The man on the bench got up and approached the victim, punching him to the face twice and grabbing a gold chain around his neck. The man was last seen walking onto Matagarup Bridge towards East Perth.


Police have released CCTV images of a man who they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.


The man is described as: Around 25 years of age, light brown skinned, thin/medium build and short dark hair. He was wearing a black jacket, long dark pants and carrying a black shoulder bag.


Anyone who was in the area around the time of the incident are asked to contact Crime Stoppers.


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 You can remain anonymous if you wish and rewards are available once charges are laid.   Please quote Reference Number 9726.

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