At around 7.45pm on Friday 11 February 2022, a man knocked on the front door of a home on Coronation Street in Merriden. When the victim opened the door the man produced a knife and walked inside grabbing the victim pushing him inside. Another occupant of the house came to the victim’s assistance causing the man to drop the knife and run out of the house.
The man is unknown to the victim or other occupant. Investigators believe the man is not a local and might have arrived in Merredin from 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: light skinned, slim build, between 40 to 50 years of age with short hair and had sores on his face. He was wearing a dark coloured jacket and trousers, carrying a green beanie and black cooler 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 10491.