Assault after minor traffic collision in Fremantle

Fremantle Detectives have charged a 54-year-old man after an incident in Fremantle yesterday, 25 November 2020.

A minor collision occurred between a Ssangyong Actyon utility and a BMW sedan just before 5pm on High Street in Fremantle. The drivers continued onto Amherst Street before stopping and exiting their vehicles.

It is alleged the driver of the Actyon exited his vehicle and threatened the driver of the BMW with a golf club that had a piece of plastic on the missing head.

It is further alleged he swung the golf club at the victim and when the plastic dislodged, used the exposed sharp edge of the plastic to stab the victim to the chest causing him to fall backwards onto the ground.

The 45-year-old male victim was conveyed to Fremantle Hospital where he required several stitches to close the laceration to his chest.

A 54-year-old man of Hamilton Hill was charged with:-

• With Intent to Harm, did an Act and Caused Bodily Harm.

He is due to appear before the Fremantle Magistrates Court on 18 December 2020.

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