November 18, 2009 (La Mesa) – A 54-year-old woman was punched in the face yesterday at 5:51 p.m. while watching another woman yell at a young child outside the Target Store in Grossmont Center, La Mesa Police report. The victim was in the parking lot when she stopped to observe the incident. According to police, she was about to walk away when she was assaulted. The victim was transported by ambulance to Grossmont Hospital for treatment.
Police seek the public’s help to identify the suspect, shown on a surveillance camera. She wore a black jacket with fur hood, dark pants, mult-colored shirt, and white boots.
She had a young child with her, who is estimated to be about four years old. La Mesa Police, Target Security and Grossmont Security were unable to locate the suspect.
If you have any information on this case, call the La Mesa Police Department at (619) 667-1400. This investigation is continuing.