Umpire assaulted at kids footy game

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POLICE had to attend a junior footy match today after a teenage umpire was assaulted.

At 11.30am today police attended Tom Bateman Sporting Complex in Wilfred Road in Thornlie.

An under 11s football match between Thornlie and Maddington clubs was suspended due to poor crowd behaviour.

Canning Vale Police are investigating an alleged assault on the 13 year old umpire by a person in the crowd.

The teenage boy suffered minor injuries and did not require medical attention.

A 46-year-old woman is helping police with their inquiries.

People with mobile phone footage of the incident are asked to contact Police on 131 444.