10-year-old girl punched by woman in downtown Saskatoon

A woman is accused of punching a 10-year-old girl in downtown Saskatoon after a disturbance at a bar. File / Global News

A 10-year-old girl suffered minor injuries after she was allegedly punched by a woman while walking with her family in downtown Saskatoon.

Police were initially called to a disturbance at a bar in the 200 block of 21st Street East just after 7:15 p.m. CT Wednesday where a woman was accused of stealing a drink from a customer.

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She allegedly turned over chairs and threw the glass at the customer before leaving.

Witnesses said she then kicked and punched parked vehicles before approaching a family walking on 3rd Avenue South.

The woman then allegedly punched the 10-year-old girl before fleeing.

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She was tracked down by members of the Saskatoon police bike unit.

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Police said she resisted arrested and spat at an officer while being taken into custody.

The 24-year-old woman is facing three assault charges, theft, marijuana possession and breach of an undertaking.

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