Connect with us

NEWS

Two Arrested in Connection With Bashing 84-Year-Old Perth Man

Two men have been arrested in Perth after reportedly brutally bashing an 84-year-old man.

Police arrested on Thursday morning in Yanchep a 28-year-old Seville Grove man in Kelmscott and a 24-year-old man in Armadale.

They ‘re accused of bashing East Cannington man Emilio Lombardi when he went around 7 pm on Sunday to investigate a disturbance.

Mr Lombardi is in a critical condition at the Royal Perth Hospital following the suspected attack described as “cowardly” and unprovoked by the police.

Police released photos of the 84-year-old with a deep gash over his clothes to the head and blood.

A dedicated group of investigators were assigned to
investigate the crime, which caused uproar in the community.

“WA Police Force prioritised resources to investigate this incident,” police said in a statement.

“There has been an overwhelming response from the community in respect to sharing the appeal for information and posting messages of support online for the victim.”

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.