Mother assaulted while carrying child

A WOMAN was assaulted while carrying her young child on the West Hill.

The 23-year-old victim was walking on the recreation ground when she got into an argument with a man at around 11am on Saturday, August 31.

The woman had turned to walk away with her 23-month-old son but the man followed her and punched her in the back from behind.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 quoting serial 618 of 31 August or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.