A man is in a critical condition after he was allegedly assaulted by a group of about six children in school uniforms at a Perth train station.
Western Australia police say the attack happened at Stirling train station, north of Perth, about 1.45pm (local time) on Thursday.
Mirrabooka detectives allege the six school children caused “serious head injuries”.
The victim has not been identified, but it is believed he is aged in his late teens or early 20s.
After the assault, the victim was taken to Royal Perth Hospital with serious head injuries and he remains in the intensive care unit in a critical condition.
Detectives believe there may have been some type of incident on a bus travelling to the station before the assault, which could be linked to the attack.
Western Australia Police have revealed the bus route in question is number 998, travelling from Nedlands to Stirling train station.
Investigators are appealing to anyone who may have information about the incident or the group of students who allegedly assaulted the man.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online at crimestopperswa.com.au
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