At about 2:20am on Thursday 1 January 2015, police observed a male walking south on Lester Avenue in Geraldton.
Police observed the male interact with another couple (male/female) and after a short verbal exchange, the male struck the 19 year old male victim to the face. As a result the victim received a fractured eye socket.
Police arrested the male and conducted inquiries. He was later charged with assault occasioning bodily harm. The 23 year old male from West End will face Geraldton Magistrates Court on 29 January 2015.