Man with swastika on forehead arrested after alleged flamethrower attack
A 36-year-old man who had a swastika painted on his forehead when he allegedly attacked a mother and her teenage daughter has been arrested and charged.
WA Police say the man approached the 40-year-old woman and her 15-year-old child near Corfield Shopping Centre in Gosnells, south of Perth, last Saturday.
It is alleged the man yelled racial slurs before spraying a can of deodorant and lighting it, turning it into a makeshift flamethrower.
The man allegedly fled on foot, leaving the mother with minor burns.
He was arrested overnight after a member of the public spotted him in Gosnells and called police.
He will appear in the Perth Magistrates Court today charged with conduct intended to racially harass…