25 Dec 2012

Homeless man robbed on Christmas Eve

1:38 pm on 25 December 2012

A homeless man was assaulted and robbed on Christmas Eve near a church in Perth.

Police said the offender tried to steal a packet of noodles from him at about at 10pm (WST) on Monday and an altercation took place.

The man then followed his attacker to a supermarket, where another altercation occurred before he flagged down a police car.

AAP reports he was taken to hospital with a possible broken jaw and severe bruising to his face.