Punched in the head for a pair of Nikes
A shop assistant has been punched in the head after he confronted a shoplifter over a pair of Nikes.
The incident happened after a man entered a sporting footwear store in Westfield Innaloo Shopping Centre at 11am on Thursday.
The man took a pair of Nike sneakers off the shelf while walking out of the store when a 28-year-old staff member tried to stop him.
The offender punched the staff member in the head, dropped the sneakers and fled the store.
The offender is described as having a fair complexion with tanned skin, approximately 180 centimetres tall with a muscular build and light brown short hair.
He was wearing jeans, black T-shirt with red print and black shoes.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.