‘I’ve been tortured, I’ve been tortured’: Naked man with stab wounds is seen knocking on doors begging for help – as a trail of blood leads police to a Perth apartment where he was held hostage
- Naked man was seen begging for help after he was ‘tortured’ at a Perth property
- The man in his forties had wounds consistent with a blade and was bleeding a lot
- Witnesses said the man was asking for help and claimed he had been tortured
- Police officers raided a property on Saturday and the investigation is ongoing
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A naked man with stab wounds who claimed he’d been ‘tortured’ was seen knocking on doors begging for help after he was ‘attacked inside a Perth apartment’.
The blood soaked man, believed to be in his forties, was captured on CCTV barely able to walk and yelling ‘please help’, before he collapsed near to the intersection of Orrong Road and Wright Street in Carlisle about 8.30pm on Friday.
The unclothed man had left a trail of blood in his wake, which led back up three flights of stairs to an apartment nearby.
A naked man (pictured) with stab wounds who claimed he’d been ‘tortured’ was seen knocking on doors begging for help
Witnesses have recounted hearing the man’s desperate pleas for help, in which he claimed he had been the victim of torture.
‘I heard someone call “help me, help me, help me,” you know?’ Abdullah Alnaqi told 7NEWS.
‘Someone was just calling out my driveway “I’ve been tortured”,’ a second witness named Matthew Burkett said.
‘The guy was naked and had cuts all over him and there was blood coming off him everywhere.’
The man (pictured), who was heavily bleeding, had left behind a trail of blood which led back up three flights of stairs to an apartment near to Marchamley Place
The distressed man, who police said had injuries ‘consistent with being attacked with a bladed weapon’, was taken to Royal Perth Hospital to undergo surgery.
CCTV cameras near to the premises show two men leaving the apartment block around the same time the wounded man stumbled down the street.
Residents who live near the unit claimed they heard the man begging to be let go, saying he ‘just wanted to go home’.
Outside the apartment, where police believe the attack occurred, there is understood to be signs of a struggle.
CCTV cameras near to the apartment block show two men left the apartment block around the same time the wounded man stumbled down Marchamley Place (pictured)
Police confirmed officers had raided the apartment on Saturday but no one was found at the property.
‘It has since been established the man received his injuries at a residence in nearby Marchamley Place, however no one was present upon police arrival,’ a police spokesperson said.
‘Cannington Detectives attended and took charge of the investigation.’
Police are also examining a second trail of blood near the same apartment.
Police have urged anyone with information regarding this incident, or who saw or heard anything suspicious in the Marchamley Place area between 7:30pm and 9:00pm, to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.