Tourist feels ‘lucky to be here’ after sickening random attack in Perth

A Perth tourist has been left bloodied and bruised after he was bashed by strangers in Leederville while waiting for a taxi.

Spencer Goggin, 32, suffered two black, swollen eyes and his face was covered in cuts and bruises ater the random attack in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Goggin was hit from behind and his head was stomped on, so he didn’t get a look at his attackers, but is hoping the confronting pictures of his injuries prompt witnesses to come forward.

Spencer Goggin was left bloodied and bruised in a random attack while he was waiting for a taxi in Perth, with his attackers still on the run
Spencer Goggin uffered two black, swollen eyes and his face was covered in cuts and bruises in the random attack in the early hours of Sunday morning (9News)

“I do still feel quite lucky to be here but no one should feel lucky to make it home safe after a night out,” Goggin told 9News.

“I could just hear their girlfriends or partners or girls in the background screaming telling them ‘stop, get off him, get off him’.”

The fitness coach from Sydney was alone after celebrating a mate’s birthday and says the night could have ended very differently for him.

“The only reason this isn’t a different story is because I put my hand underneath my head and it bounced off my arm rather than the curb,” Goggin said.

Spencer Goggin was left bloodied and bruised in a random attack while he was waiting for a taxi in Perth, with his attackers still on the run
The tourist has been left bloodied and bruised after shed by strangers in Leederville while waiting for a taxi. (9News)

Somehow, the 32-year-old got himself up and caught a taxi to Fiona Stanley Hospital where he was treated for a severe concussion.

“I can’t do anything but walk at the moment without feeling sick,” he said.

Goggin doesn’t just want his attackers found, he wants the senseless violence to stop, even issuing a plea on social media.

Spencer Goggin was left bloodied and bruised in a random attack while he was waiting for a taxi in Perth, with his attackers still on the run
The fitness coach from Sydney was alone after celebrating a mate’s birthday and says the night could have ended very differently for him (9News)

“I just don’t want this to happen to anyone else,” he told 9News.

Two weeks ago, Perth grandfather Christopher Hands was brutally bashed at his retirement village.

Violent robbers left a young woman battered and bruised in Atwell last week.

Anyone with information should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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