Albany serious assault investigation

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Albany Detectives are investigating two incidents in Albany this week which resulted in two men being injured.

Around 11.30pm on Tuesday 12 October 2021, a man in his 20’s was assaulted by two unknown men as he walked along Vancouver Street near Cuthbert Street. One of the men hit the victim on the side of the head with a glass bottle and demanded cash. He was further assaulted as he lay on the ground.  The two males fled on foot and the victim was left with a cut to his head and facial injuries.

It is believed the same two offenders were involved in another incident that occurred around between 1am and 4am on Wednesday 13 October 2021 when they assaulted a man in his 40s in a laneway on York Street. The victim received serious facial injuries and was treated at the Albany Health Campus.

In both incidents the men are described as being around 25 years old, around 183cms tall and were wearing hoodies.

Detectives are seeking to identify the people pictured below who they believe can assist them with this investigation.

Anyone with any information relating to these incidents, or who saw any suspicious activity during the above times and locations, or has dash-cam footage of the areas, is urged to call Albany Detectives on 9892 9340 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. Information can also be reported online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au. People reporting information via Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous if they wish.