School run attack on woman in Torquay
A WOMAN has been assaulted as she walked home from school with a six-year-old boy and her dog in Torquay, police have confirmed.
The woman received a blow to the eye and her cheek as she was kicked and punched by a man and a woman on Thursday afternoon, October 3 at just after 3pm.
Police describe the attack as a 'domestic incident'.
It is understood the couple who attacked the woman were known to her.
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A friend of the victim said: "She was kicked and punched by both of the assailants in broad daylight. They did this in front of a six-year-old little boy and also beat the dog, scaring the poor little thing to the point it ran out in front of a car."
The attack happened opposite Topps Tiles.
"Police were called at between 3.15pm and 3.30pm," a police spokesman said.
"The woman was slapped. She was then punched, causing her visible injury and knocking her to the floor."
It is also alleged that the woman's dog was attacked, causing him to run into the road.
Detectives are investigating the incident and appealing for witnesses.
An ambulance was called and the woman was taken to Torbay Hospital for treatment.
Anybody with any information should quote crime number FT13/682.