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Mans hand almost severed in machete attack outside Applecross motor lodge WA news

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A man has been refused bail after allegedly attacking another man with a machete outside a Perth hotel.

Police allege a 19-year-old man’s left hand was almost completely severed in the attack outside the Canning Bridge Auto Lodge, on Sleat Road, Applecross, in the early hours of June 15.

The 27-year-old accused allegedly set upon the younger man after he spoke with a group inside a car nearby.

Applecross machete attack
A man has been refused bail after allegedly attacking another man with a machete outside a Perth hotel. (9News)

Police say one of the occupants then got out the car and approached the victim with a machete, allegedly hacking into his left wrist with the weapon.

The younger man was rushed to hospital and underwent emergency surgery.

Applecross machete attack
Police allege a 19-year-old man’s left hand was almost completely severed in the attack outside the Canning Bridge Auto Lodge, on Sleat Road, Applecross, in the early hours of June 15. (9News)

Following enquiries, detectives attended a Port Kennedy property yesterday and arrested the older man – charging him with grievous bodily harm, common assault and weapon offences.

The man appeared before Fremantle Magistrates Court today where he was refused bail to appear before the judge again at a later date.

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