A woman has been charged with assault after she allegedly spat on a NSW South Coast supermarket employee.
A woman in a Vincentia supermarket was asked to follow new social distancing procedures while shopping on Wednesday afternoon,
The woman, aged 35, allegedly became verbally abusive to one staff member before being denied entry into the store by a second staff member.
Refused entry, the 35-year-old allegedly became aggressive and when asked to leave by the staff member, she allegedly spat in her face.
A physical struggle followed, with the 35-year-old allegedly pulling the 49-year-old woman's hair, gouging her eyes and damaging jewellery, before she left the scene.
Both women suffered minor injuries.
Following inquiries, police attended a home on Walmer Ave, Sanctuary Point, and arrested a 35-year-old woman.
She was issued a Future Court Attendance Notice to appear at Nowra Local Court on Monday, June 15, for the offences of common assault, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and destroy or damage property.