At around 12.43pm on Wednesday 2 June 2021, an elderly victim returned to his vehicle parked in the car park outside a bottle shop on Beach Road in Duncraig. While the victim was putting items into the boot of his vehicle a man opened the driver’s side door of the victim’s vehicle and removed the victim’s wallet. The man then jumped into his vehicle parked alongside the victims vehicle.
Realising what had happened, the victim stepped towards the man’s vehicle and raised his hand for the man to stop as the man was exiting the parking bay. The man continued to drive out and struck the victim with his vehicle, dragging the victim a few metres along the ground before exiting the car park.
The victim was conveyed by ambulance to hospital suffering serious head injuries.
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, medium build, short dark brown hair, between 30 to 40 years of age. He was wearing a red hooded top with sunglasses.
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 10136.