Warnbro and Hillman Incidents - Charges

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A 30-year-old Warnbro man has been charged following incidents in Warnbro on Sunday 4 April and Hillman on Tuesday 6 April 2021. 

It is alleged that around 2:20am on Sunday the man attended a home on Greencroft Gardens where he confronted the occupant (who is known to him).   

He struck the occupant several times with a knife causing several life-threatening wounds. The 37-year-old victim was conveyed to RPH for treatment.  

It is further alleged that yesterday (Tuesday 6 April) the man was a passenger in a ride-share vehicle when he demanded that the driver stop on Unnaro Street. He threatened the 46-year-old driver demanding cash and mobile phones before wounding him, causing a laceration to his neck. 

Yesterday a 30-year-old man was arrested at a home in Hillman. He has been charged with:  

Attempted unlawfully to kill  
Unlawful Wounding  
Attempted Aggravated Armed Robbery  
Obstructing public officers  

He will appear in the Perth Magistrates Court today, 7 April 2021.