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Coodanup woman charged over Christmas Day assault

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Mandurah Detectives have charged a woman as a result of their investigation into an incident that occurred on Tuesday, December 25.

Around 6.45pm, a man in his 40’s was located unconscious on Mandurah Road, north bound, between Pinjarra Road and Leslie Street in Mandurah.

The man received serious injuries and was taken by ambulance to hospital for treatment.

It will be alleged the woman struck him with a vehicle and left the scene.

The 18-year-old woman from Coodanup has been charged with:

• Driver Failed to Stop and Ensure Assistance Received after Incident Occasioning Grievous Bodily Harm; and

• Being the Driver of a Motor Vehicle Involved in an Incident Occasioning Grievous Bodily Harm, Failed to Report Incident to WA Police.

She is due to appear in the Mandurah Magistrates Court on February 15.

Mandurah Detectives would like to thank members of the community who assisted with the matter.

Tex Reeks

Freelance video journalist
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