Police are appealing for witnesses after a 40-year-old woman was assaulted at a Bank Holiday fete in the Bradwell area of Milton Keynes.

The incident happened on Mill Lane, near to the cricket club where a bank holiday fete was being held at 6pm on Monday (7/5).

The woman was with her 14-year-old son when another woman, also with a young boy believed to be her son, approached them and assaulted the first woman, causing injuries to her face and arms.

The woman sustained minor injuries to her face and arms but did not require hospital treatment.

The offender is white, 5ft 4ins tall and of a medium build and the young boy she was with about 14-years-old and of a skinny build. He was wearing a polo shirt and jogging bottoms.

PC James Elliot said, “This was an attack on a woman and her young son who were trying to enjoy the nice weather together.

“We are appealing to anyone who may have seen a woman interacting with a mother and son on the cricket field at the end of Mill Lane on Monday Bank Holiday to get in touch with us.

“Anyone with any information is asked to call the non-emergency number on 101.”

People with any information relating to this case can help police with their inquiries by calling 101, quoting reference ‘43180137379’, or contacting Crimestoppers anonymously.