Man sought after assault on pearl diver

Staff reportersBroome Advertiser

Police believe this man might be able to assist with their investigation into an alleged unprovoked pub assault on one of Broome’s oldest pearl divers, Akira Masuda.

Masuda, 83 was allegedly attacked shortly after 6pm in the pub’s toilets on Tuesday, September 19 by an unknown man.

Police said the alleged assault was unprovoked, and the victim received an injury to his head.

Anyone who recognises the man is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, Broome Police on 9194 0200 or report information online at www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

Leroy Pigram, Clare Pigram, Akira Masuda, David Pigram and Evelyn Masuda.
Camera IconLeroy Pigram, Clare Pigram, Akira Masuda, David Pigram and Evelyn Masuda. Credit: Amy Williams
Police believe this man might be able to assist with their investigation into an alleged unprovoked pub assault on an 83-year-old pensioner in Broome.
Camera IconPolice believe this man might be able to assist with their investigation into an alleged unprovoked pub assault on an 83-year-old pensioner in Broome. Credit: WA Police

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