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Teenagers appear in court over alleged Grindr assault and robberies

Eight teenagers have appeared in Perth Children’s Court in relation to a series of alleged assaults and robberies that occurred in Perth’s northern suburbs in July. It has previously been outlined that the high school students allegedly led men to parks using dating apps before committing the assault and robberies. Two of the teenagers pleaded […]

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Cricketer Ben Stokes says he was protecting gay couple during brawl

Cricketer Ben Stokes says he was protecting gay couple during brawl

English cricketer Ben Stokes has given evidence in his trial over a violent altercation telling the court the incident occurred because he was protecting a gay couple. The former Vice Captain of the English team is currently on trial in a British Court where he is charged with affray. It is alleged that the all-rounder […]

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Man’s spitting assault charges upgraded because he said he has HIV

Man’s spitting assault charges upgraded because he said he has HIV

Advocates for people living with HIV and health experts have raised concern over Queensland police upgrading charges against a man charged with assault because he suggested he might have HIV. A man allegedly got in an altercation with a security guard at Fortitude Valley pub and is accused of spitting in the face of the […]

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Four youths charged over Grindr assault and related robberies

Four youths charged over Grindr assault and related robberies

Four youths have been charged over the alleged assault on a gay man last week in Doubleview’s Bennett Park. Police have revealed that alongside the assault report by OUTinPerth there were two other incidents allegedly involving the group. Detectives have charged four youths as a result of their investigation into the three robbery incidents in […]

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Perth gay man targeted for assault via Grindr dating app

Perth gay man targeted for assault via Grindr dating app

A 28 year-old Perth man has been violently assaulted after he was targeted through the Grindr dating app. On the evening of Friday 20th July the man began chatting with a another profile on the app, after a conversation they agreed to meet up. The man arrived at the agreed location and was lured to […]

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Police investigate assault on gay man in Geraldton

Police investigate assault on gay man in Geraldton

A 20-year-old Geraldton man’s night celebrating the recent ‘Yes’ result of the marriage postal survey had a violent end when he was assaulted after leaving a nightclub. Geraldton’s popular Vibe Nightclub cancelled its regular ‘Ladies Night’ to host a celebration of the postal survey coming down in favour of marriage equality. Stewart Whiteaker decided to […]

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Docker Michael Johnson appears in court over assault charges

Docker Michael Johnson appears in court over assault charges

Fremantle Docker player Michael Johnson is awaiting the outcome of his trial for assault occasioning bodily harm. The footballer player was charged after an altercation in a Leederville Kebab shop in November 2016. A Perth court heard that Johnson allegedly struck 24 year old Bunbury school teacher Tim Bowen and attempted to strike his friend […]

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Tasmanian police charge man over alleged assault of Tony Abbott

Tasmanian police charge man over alleged assault of Tony Abbott

Tasmanian police have charged a 38 year old North Hobart man one count of common assault following an investigation into an alleged incident involving former Prime Minister Tony Abbott. The man was granted bail and will appear in Hobart’s Magistrates Court at 9:30am on 23 October. Abbott told radio station 2GB that a man had […]

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Andrew Bolt attacked by protesters wielding sticky liquid glitter

Andrew Bolt attacked by protesters wielding sticky liquid glitter

News Corp columnist Andrew Bolt has been attached by protesters as he arrived to speak at a Melbourne book launch. Bolt was arriving at a Carlton restaurant to speak about The Art of the Impossible by Steve Kates, a book which focuses on US President Donald Trump. CCTV captured the incident where two men attempted to […]

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Man charged over Alan Joyce pie incident appears in court

Man charged over Alan Joyce pie incident appears in court

The man charged over the incident involving Alan Joyce and a lemon meringue pie has briefly appeared in court. Perth Now has reported on the case. Sixty seven year old Tony Overheu appeared in Perth’s magistrate court this morning charged with common assault, trespass and damage. It is alleged that he hid behind a stage […]

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