A 51-year-old man has been charged after allegedly stabbing a man in the neck on a Bassendean street on Christmas Eve.
Midland Detectives formally charged the man on Tuesday, following an investigation into the fight which left the 50-year-old victim paralysed on one side of his face.
Police said the fight broke out in broad daylight at around 11.05am on the corner of Anzac Terrace and Mickleton Terrace, near the local primary school.
The 51-year-old man is alleged to have stabbed the victim in the neck during the altercation.
The victim was taken to Royal Perth Hospital and underwent emergency surgery.
A WA Police spokesman said the man was now currently paralysed in half of his face as a result of the attack.
The 51-year-old man believed to be responsible for the attack has been charged with committing an unlawful act with intent to harm, and he will appear in Midland Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.