Magistrate questions one-punch rage as man walks free

Young men seemed to be gripped by impotent rage, a Perth magistrate said on Tuesday before he sentenced a man over a night’s violence in Claremont. “There was no real reason why you and your friends were upset,” magistrate Robert Young told Dylan Robert Thomas before he gave him a one-year suspended jail term.

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A Year 11 John XXIII student said she was shocked to learn some students at a Balga primary school had never been to the beach. Georgia Williams (17) visited Majella Catholic Primary School in Balga as part of a school-organised leadership retreat. She said: “One of the staff told a story of how they went to Scitech on the bus, and going past Lake Monger some kids almost tipped the bus over saying ‘The beach! The beach!’

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