The West

Alleged Ellenbrook gunman arrested
Damage to the road on Charlotte's Vista in Ellenbrook yesterday. Picture: Michael O'Brien/The West Australian

Update: 1pm A man who allegedly terrorised families with a gun in Ellenbrook this week has appeared in court after a major police hunt.

Joshua Robert Wroth was apprehended in Bullsbrook overnight, after allegedly going on a rampage in the northern Perth suburb on Tuesday night where he allegedly tried to smash his way into homes before stealing a car then torching it.

Police yesterday executed a search warrant in an Ellenbrook home and found "items of interest" shortly after apprehending the man, a police spokesman said.

The 27-year-old man is facing two counts of attempted armed robbery, two counts of armed robbery, one count of stealing a motor vehicle, criminal damage, burglary, stealing, possessing an unlicensed firearm and unlicensed ammunition.

Mr Wroth appeared in Midland Magistrate's Court today where he was remanded in custody. He made no application for bail and asked for a two week adjournment.

He will appear via video link in Midland's Magistrate Court on Spetember 7.

The West Australian

Latest News From The West

West Coast have dodged an upset and a major bullet that could have derailed their top four prospects, snatching a six point win against Melbourne at Domain Stadium.

Fremantle are all but certain to finish in the bottom three for the first time since 2009 after suffering a 24-point defeat to Gold Coast at Metricon Stadium today.

Popular videos

Our Picks

Follow Us

More from The West