A man has been punched in the face after refusing to give a balloon he was carrying towards a party to a stranger at Green Hills.
Police said the man was walking with a bunch of balloons towards the George Tavern on Molly Morgan Drive on Saturday afternoon when a woman approached him and demanded a balloon.
The man refused her demand, but was punched in the face.
The woman then ran away.
Police were called and commenced investigations. CCTV was used to identify a suspect.
Police said they were hoping to speak to a 32-year-old Newcastle woman in relation to the incident.
Any information that may assist inquiries should be reported to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.