Houston mom attacked in front of son while unloading groceries

Houston mom attacked in front of son while unloading groceries
A Houston woman was assaulted by a man as she was unloading groceries from her car, police said. (Gerd Altmann/Pixabay)

HOUSTON — A Houston woman was robbed and assaulted by a man while her young son stood by and watched, authorities said.

The woman was unloading groceries from her vehicle when a man approached and struck her in the face, KTRK reported.

The force of the blow caused the woman to fall to the ground, the television station reported. The man then continued to strike the woman while she was on the ground, according to the Houston Police Department.

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Police said the assault occurred while the woman was unloading groceries at an apartment complex.

In a video released by the Houston Police Department, the man’s face and his vehicle, a four-door Nissan, can be clearly seen.

Police are still looking for the assailant, and Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information leading to his arrest, KTRK reported.