West Australian police are hunting for a man who had a swastika painted on his head when he allegedly attacked a woman with a flamethrower.
Police say the 40-year-old woman and her teenage daughter were approached by the man in the south-east Perth suburb of Gosnells on Saturday night.
They say he yelled racial obscenities at the woman before attempting to burn her with a makeshift flamethrower made using a can of deodorant and a lighter.
The woman sustained minor injuries.
GOSNELLS SERIOUS ASSAULT
We’re investigating an assault in Gosnells on Saturday 20 February 2021 are seeking the public’s assistance for information.
You can watch Detective Senior Sergeant Sean Bell’s press conference on Facebook here:https://t.co/VelYX1e8J8