Two moms having fun with a day picnic with their younger daughters have been attacked by a bunch of Covid deniers.
A girl, 51, was positioned in a headlock, dragged to the bottom and kicked repeatedly, with the attackers additionally setting their canine on a person who intervened at Slater Reserve in Blackburn North in Melbourne’s east.
Jacquelyn, one of many victims, stated the assault at 4.30pm on Thursday was extraordinarily violent.
Victoria Police want to converse to a person who’s bald with a goatee and was carrying a black t-shirt
Jacquelyn, one of many victims, stated the assault at 4.30pm on Thursday was extraordinarily violent
‘They had been verbally abusing us, additionally they pushed me and kicked me,’ she informed reporters.
‘They had been attempting to tear our masks off and telling us we had been ”afraid of a chilly” and attempting to cough on us. They need to be ashamed of themselves.’
The 2 ladies had made their approach to Slater Reserve for a calming picnic with their younger women, each aged 12, when the difficulty started.
Police want to converse to a lady, believed to be Caucasian, carrying a black jacket and black pants and aged in her 30s or 40s
The group of Covid deniers included a person, lady and as much as 5 youngsters aged between eight and 12, who started to abuse the younger women quickly after defacing QR code indicators and property within the park.
Not one of the aggressive group had been carrying face masks.
Seconds after the argument descended into fast violence, three strangers rushed to assist the ladies, solely to be verbally threatened.
In extraordinary scenes, one of many Good Samaritans, Alex Kimberley, was then bitten by a canine, believed to be a Staffordshire bull terrier.
‘Severely, you may have your personal (Covid) views and that’s high-quality, however to take it out on individuals like that is simply disgusting,’ he stated.
Each younger women struggled to sleep on Thursday night time following the assault, with an ambulance treating the ladies on the park for minor accidents.
Victoria Police have since launched photographs of grownup members from the group they want to converse to.
The person is described as Caucasian in look and was carrying black monitor pants in addition to a black t-shirt and runners.
He had a particular sleeve tattoo on his left arm and is bald with a goatee.
One of many ladies, additionally believed to be Caucasian, was carrying a black jacket and black pants and is aged in her 30s or 40s.
Detective Appearing Senior Sergeant Graham Ross labelled the assault a ‘vicious assault’ and urged these concerned handy themselves in.
A girl, 51, was positioned in a headlock, dragged to the bottom and kicked repeatedly, with the attackers additionally setting their canine on a person who intervened at Slater Reserve in Blackburn North, a suburb in Melbourne’s east