Burswood Attempted Armed Robbery
Around 4.30am, a woman entered her vehicle which was parked in a multi-level carpark on Great Eastern Highway. As she was about to close the door, a man approached her armed with a hammer and demanded money. The woman was able to quickly close the door as the vehicle was struck with the hammer.
The man fled on foot towards a small white vehicle which was parked nearby, driving away. This vehicle has since been located by police in Victoria Park.
Police have released images of a man who was seen with the vehicle earlier that they believe may be able to assist them with their investigation.
The man is described as approximately 155cms tall and with a medium build. At the time of the incident he was wearing a dark coloured jacket and a white mask covering his face.
Detectives are asking anyone who was in the area who may have seen any suspicious persons in the area to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or make report online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au