Police attacked with bricks at Waikiki party

Sound Telegraph
Police claim officers were attacked with bottles, bricks and wooden stakes while breaking up an out of control gathering in Waikiki on Tuesday night.
Camera IconPolice claim officers were attacked with bottles, bricks and wooden stakes while breaking up an out of control gathering in Waikiki on Tuesday night.

Police were called to an out of control gathering at a home in Waikiki last night and claim several fights were going on within a group of up to 60 people when officers arrived.

Officers attended a home in Murchison Road at about 11.25pm on Tuesday night and say a number of men were fighting.

Police claim bottles, bricks and wooden stakes were thrown at officers and a number of patrol vehicles were damaged as a result.

A number of police vehicles were damaged at an out of control gathering in Waikiki on Tuesday night.
Camera IconA number of police vehicles were damaged at an out of control gathering in Waikiki on Tuesday night. Credit: WA Police

Regional Operations Group officers were called to assist in dispersing the crowd and needed shields to protect themselves from thrown bricks.

A 22-year-old Baldivis man was charged with criminal damage and will appear in court at a later date.

A 16-year-old Caversham boy was also charged with trespassing.

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