Woman threw ball into 13-year-old boy's face then attacked him
A WOMAN who claimed she had almost been hit by a football threw the ball into a 13-year-old boy's face then proceeded to attack him.
Police say the woman, in her 20s, left the boy bruised after the attack in Plympton on November 1.
The Plympton boy was playing football with his friends in the subway at Glen Road at around 3.30pm when he was approached by the woman who claimed the ball had almost hit her.
She then picked up the football and threw it at the boy, and it hit him in the face.
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She then proceeded to hit him in the face, causing him bruising.
Police are now seeking the woman who is described as in her mid to late 20s with dark hair.
She wore a black coat or bodywarmer and possibly a blue skirt.
The woman was walking a dog thought to be a Spaniel breed and described as black and grey with short curly hair.
Anyone who witnessed or has information about the assault is asked to contact police on 101, quoting crime reference EP/12/1163.