At around 12.15pm the victim was packing the display shelves behind the front counter in a fashion accessories store on Brockman Road in Midland. A man entered the store and walked up to the front counter. Suddenly the man reached across and grabbed a Machete lying on the counter top about to be placed on a display shelf and ran out of the store.
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: white skinned, slim build, between 20 to 25 years of age with dark brown collar length curly hair. He was wearing a grey jacket over a navy blue T-shirt, navy blue pants with black shoes and he was carrying a black and blue Nike 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 10724.