Northam police searching for unknown burglar

Northam Police are seeking public assistance for information that could lead to the arrest of a man who slashed a resident’s arm during an attempted home robbery. 

Around 10am on July 16 a male in his 30s disturbed a man attempting to break into his house on Old York Road near Chidlow Street East.

As a result the victim received a slash to his arm area caused by a sharp object believed to be a box cutter. 

He required medical attention. 

The accused did not steal anything from the house. 

The man police are looking for is described as being 175cm tall with a skinny build and dark tanned skin. 

He was wearing a black hooded jumper, dark blue shorts and a dark bandanna covering the lower portion of his face. 

If you have any information that could help police with the investigation please contact Phil Geach at the Northam Police Station on 9622 4207. 

Reference number 160718105016503.