Chicken shop worker has her face slashed ‘by rampaging knifeman who went on to trash a café’
- Lady attacked in Scarborough Chicken Treat shop, 13km north from Perth’s CBD
- She is said to be recovering well from her wound in Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
- It is unknown if the victim knew her attacker, who is currently in police custody
A chicken shop worker is recovering in a Perth hospital after she was attacked by a man armed with a knife.
Witnesses said a man entered the Scarborough Chicken Treat shop on Thursday afternoon and allegedly slashed a woman in the face.
In front of a series of shocked onlookers, the attacker then walked out of the restaurant with a knife under his arm.
A man was taken into custody after a lady was attacked in Scarborough on Thursday
He then continued his rampage on a nearby cafe on Doric St, where he allegedly threw furniture and smashed a number of plates and cups.
Police were quickly on the scene and arrested the man.
The motive for his violent actions remains unknown.
The victim of the alleged attack was taken to Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital for treatment, where she is said to be recovering well from her face wound.
Anyone with information on the incident can phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page.
The Chicken Treat fast food shop in Scarborough where a lady was attacked on Thursday
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