Serious assault, carjacking in Truganina

By Alesha Capone

Police are appealing for public assistance after a Good Samaritan was seriously assaulted in Truganina this morning.

Police have been told the victim, a 49-year-old Lara man, stopped to assist the offenders after they crashed their vehicle in Tilwinda Place at about 12.45am.

Police said that when the victim got out of his vehicle, he was set upon by the offenders.

The victim was knocked unconscious and fell to the ground, where the offenders continued to assault him.

The offenders then stole his Hyundai Accent hatchback.

The victim was taken to hospital with serious injuries, suffering a fractured eye socket and broken nose.

The two offenders are described as being of African appearance.

Wyndham Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating and have released images of the stolen Hyundai Accent hatchback, registered QRU073, in the hope that someone will see it and contact Police.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at