At around 6:10pm on Wednesday 3 February 2021 a man and woman were riding bicycles on Sacramento Avenue in Beechboro when they were approached by an unknown man.

 

The unknown man grabbed the rear tyre of the man’s bicycle and lifted it up, causing him to fall to the ground. The unknown man then took hold of the bicycle. The owner of the bicycle got up from the ground and attempted to retrieve his bicycle at which point he was struck to the face.

 

The woman attempted to intervene and was also struck to the face by the man.

 

The man then decamped down Thames Court.

 

He returned a short time later, apologised to the man and woman and attempted to hug them.

 

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, average build, with black hair. He wore a black cap, red shirt, dark shorts , black and white shoes and carried a black shoulder bag.

 

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 9983

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