Police update: Beaconsfield – Wounding

Gang Crime Squad detectives have charged a man in relation to the attempted murder of a 39-year-old man in Beaconsfield on Friday 17 January 2020.

Last night, Saturday 18 January 2020, Gang Crime Squad detectives, with the assistance of the Tactical Response Group, arrested a 23-year-old man in bushland in the northern suburbs.

Gang Crime Squad detectives have charged the man with ‘Attempt Unlawfully to Kill’ in relation to the incident in Beaconsfield. He has been refused bail and is due to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court today, Sunday 19 January 2020.

The man has also been charged with several offences not related to the incident in Beaconsfield, and will appear in the same court on those charges today. Those charges relate to an incident in Spearwood on Thursday 16 January 2020, and are:

– Breach of a Police Order

– Burglary and Commit

– Criminal Damage or Destruction of Property.

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