Man Seriously Injured After Being Attacked In His Carport

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A man has been seriously assaulted in the carport of his home in the Perth suburb of Dianella.

The victim, aged in his 40s, was attacked at about 12.10am on Wednesday morning.

While in the backyard of his house with a friend, he heard noises coming from his carport.

Upon investigating, the victim saw a man standing next to his car and confronted him.

The attacker used an unknown item to inflict injuries to the victim's head before fleeing, according to WA Police.

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The victim had "serious lacerations to his head" and was taken to Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital.

Police are asking for any dash-cam footage from the Grand Promenade Dianella area in the vicinity of Alexander Drive around the time of the assault.