Man charged over Perth street fight involving a torch, two hospitalised

A fight between two men in Perth on Sunday morning has ended when one of the men was struck in the head with a torch and a woman trying to break them up was knocked to the ground.

The man and woman received non-life threatening injuries.

The man and woman received non-life threatening injuries. Credit:Simon Middleton

Police allege the two men who are known to each other started fighting near the Perth Cultural Centre in Northbridge about 1.25am on Sunday when a female tried to intervene and separate the pair.

A police spokesman said one of the men was hit to the head with a torch, while the woman was hit to the face causing her to fall to the ground.

A 51-year-old man was taken by ambulance to Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital while a 20-year-old woman was taken to Royal Perth Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Police attended the scene and took a 25-year-old Bentley man into custody.

He was later charged with unlawful wounding, assault occasioning bodily harm, and give false personal details to police.

The 25-year-old is due to appear in Perth Magistrates Court on Sunday.




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