Crime and Court

Women set upon by gang of youths during South Street robbery in Murdoch

Fremantle Detectives are investigating an aggravated robbery that occurred on South Street in Murdoch on Sunday.

About 6:45pm, a 19-year-old woman was walking from the Murdoch Train Station towards Murdoch University. 

The woman reported that a group of female youths followed her before she was dragged to the ground.

The group forcefully took the woman’s handbag before leaving in a direction away from the train station.

The group is described as being in their early to mid-teens.

Detectives would like to speak to anyone who may have been in the area at the time, who may have seen a group of youths or anyone who has dashcam footage in the vicinity of the Murdoch Train Station near South Street that may assist with their investigation.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at

All reports to Crime Stoppers can be made anonymously.

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