Beechboro: Kiara Police investigate assault on 83-year-old scooter rider

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KIARA Police are searching for a woman who assaulted a senior scooter rider at Beechboro Central Shopping Centre today.

About 11.30am, an 83-year-old woman was riding her mobility scooter on Benara Road, Beechboro.

She was punched in the head by a woman, who laughed after the assault.

The woman is described as being about 20 years of age, dark-skinned and wearing black track pants.

Sergeant Warren Holdway said as a result of the assault, the victim had head pain but no perceived injuries.

Sgt Holdway said investigations continue as officers were doing canvases and looking at CCTV footage from houses in the area.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Kiara Police on 9376 7000 and quote report number 131118 103015760.