South West Wales

Man who punched child in face at Aberavon Beach sought

Aberavon Beach Image copyright Chris Shaw/Geograph
Image caption Police say the assault happened outside a cafe on the seafront

A young boy has been punched in the face by a man at Aberavon Beach in Port Talbot.

South Wales Police said the child, believed to be five or six, was assaulted by a "thick-set" man on Saturday at about 14:20 BST outside Remo's cafe.

The man, who is white and muscular with ginger hair and in his mid to late 30s, was pushing the child in a tricycle.

He was wearing a black or blue baseball cap and a bright pink T-shirt.

Police said he was with a woman who had long black hair, was wearing a long grey overcoat and pushing a toddler in a buggy.

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