Seeking assault witnesses to Maffra assault

POLICE continue to seek witnesses to an assault in Maffra last Wednesday.

A 52-year-old woman was assaulted while making a phone call at the public phone box outside the post office in Johnson St at 5.30pm.

A man thumped his fist into her back on at least three occasions, walking a short distance away between each incident.

Police said the man also kicked at her handbag and pounded against the phone box before walking away.

The man is described as Caucasian, in his mid 30s, of a large build and wearing a large red T-shirt at the time of the incident.

Maffra police urge people with information to phone the station on 5147 1026.

Heyfield drugs bust

A 34-YEAR-old Heyfield man will be charged on summons with drug offences after police seized cannabis from a Heyfield residence on Wednesday, January 8.

Heyfield police said they were targeting drug cultivation, possession and use and people with information should phone them on 5148 2202 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.