At about 7.45pm on Sunday 27 September, 2015 Police were called to attend an address in Wandina where a male was attempting to gain entry to the home to access car keys for the vehicle parked in the driveway. On Police arrival the offender had left the scene.
Police dog Bucky tracked the offender to another address in Wandina where it is alleged the offender climbed a fence to gain access to the back yard where children were playing. There he used a bottle of olive oil to threaten the children and other occupants in an attempt to gain entry to the house.
The offender, a 35yr old male from Wandina was apprehended by PD Bucky at the front of the premises. He has been charged with 2 counts of Attempted Aggravated Burglary and 1 count of Possess article to cause fear. He was refused bail and will appear in Geraldton Magistrates Court on 29/09/15.