Police appeal after woman allegedly spits on man in mobility scooter

Police are appealing for help to track down a woman accused of assaulting a man in a mobility scooter at Southport.

The 66-year-old was riding his scooter northbound along Ferry Road, near the intersection of Queen Street, around 2.20pm on Monday when a woman jumped out of the bushes and confronted him.

Police say the woman “verbally abused the man and spat in his face” before crossing six lanes of traffic and fleeing west on the southern side of Queen Street.


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The woman is described as African in appearance with bleached orange hair, aged in her late twenties, approximately 167cm tall with a slim build.

She was wearing dark clothing at the time of the incident.

Police are appealing to any witnesses, or anyone who may have captured mobile phone or dash-camera footage around the intersection of Ferry Road and Queen Street between 2.20pm and 3:00pm on Monday April 19, to come forward.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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Southport…..that’s all you need to know.

Just go and look front of Australia Fair shopping centre, homeless young lady hangs around there abusing everyone. The lucky suburb, Southport. Local members say they will clean place up, sure!!!