Fremantle Detectives charged a man following an incident that occurred in Fremantle on Friday 22 November 2019.
It will be alleged around 7.40 pm the man and the victim, a man in his 30’s, (known to each other) were at an address in Hampton Road and became involved in a verbal argument outside the lifts in an apartment complex. The argument then became physical.
They separated however the man returned to the unit the victim was in, armed with a tomahawk.
It will be further alleged that during a physical altercation he struck the victim on the forearm with the tomahawk causing a large laceration that required surgery.
As a result a 29-year-old East Perth man was charged with:
Committed an act intended to cause GBH or prevent arrest in the course of an aggravated home burglary and,
Aggravated home burglary and commit.
He will appear in the Perth Magistrates Court this morning, 23 November 2019.