At around 8.30am on Saturday 22 July 2023, the victim was walking along Adelaide Terrace in East Perth when she was approached by a man who asked for directions to the nearest McDonalds. After the victim gave the man directions, he walked away from the victim, reached into his pocket pants and pulled out a small sword with a black handle. The man turned and stared at the victim before concealing the sword under his jumper and walking off.
Police have released CCTV images of a man who they believe may be able to assist with their investigation.
The man is described as: tan skinned, slim build, between 30 to 40 years of age with a black scruffy beard and moustache. He was wearing a sleeveless white puffer jacket over a black jacket, black pants, white joggers and a black beanie. 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 11136.