Around 9.50pm on Monday 8 March 2021 a man was walking along The Crescent in Maddington when he was approached by another man and a woman.
The man asked him for a cigarette but when he refused to give him one the man became aggressive.
He was punched in the face before the man pulled out a knife and demanded he hand over his wallet. After a brief scuffle the man managed to get to his feet and run to safety.
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: tan skin, with short dark hair. He was wearing a black t-shirt, green baseball cap and carried a backpack.
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 10028