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Cannington detectives are investigating a serious assault that occurred on Thursday, 2 March 2023 on Bruce Close in Como.


About 3pm, the victim – a man in his 50s – was sitting in his parked Mercedez Benz panel van on Bruce Close when he was approached by four men who demanded he hand over his belongings.


The victim refused and upon exiting the vehicle, he was physically assaulted by all four men.


The group fled the area on foot and the driver conveyed himself to Fiona Stanley Hospital for treatment of significant head injuries.


One of the men was wearing a full-face mask and another is described as being approximately 20-years-old, of skinny build with brown hair.


CCTV or dashcam footage of the area between 2.30pm and 3.30pm can be uploaded directly to investigators via the link below:


Anyone with information in relation to the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at


Callers may remain anonymous if they wish.


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Police Media Unit

10 March 2023


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