Further two people charged over alleged Greenfields deli attack

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Police have charged a further two people over an alleged violent armed hold-up at a Greenfields deli.

It is alleged three males, a 15 and 16-year-old boy and a 24-year-old man entered the Murdoch Drive deli around 4pm on Sunday.

Two of the offenders were allegedly armed with weapons including a machete.

One of the men allegedly struck a female worker to the shoulder with the blunt part of the machete, before he slashed another employee to the face with the sharp edge of the weapon.

Both women managed to run out the back of the store, while the males allegedly stole cigarettes from behind the counter.

One woman aged in her 50s was conveyed to Peel Health Campus for treatment, while a woman aged in her 40s was taken to Fiona Stanley Hospital for treatment of a deep facial laceration.

The 15-year-old boy was found hiding in bushes a short distance away.

He was arrested and charged with aggravated armed robbery and assault occasioning bodily harm.

The teenager appeared in the Perth Children's Court on Monday and was remanded in custody.

A 16-year-old boy from Waikiki and 24-year-old man from Baldivis were arrested on Monday.

They have each been charged with aggravated armed robbery, acts intending to cause grievous bodily harm and assault occasioning bodily harm.

The pair will appear before the Perth Children’s Court and Perth Magistrates Court  today.
 

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