LOS GATOS — Los Gatos-Monte Sereno police are trying to locate a man who punched a female in the face in an unprovoked attack in the parking lot of a Los Gatos strip mall on Monday.
At 4:31 p.m. Monday, officers responded to a report of an assault in the Blossom Hill Square Shopping Center at 14000 Blossom Hill Road, according to police.
Witnesses told police that a man approached the female victim and struck her in the face with a closed fist, causing her to fall to the ground, police said. The suspect then fled east toward Harwood Road.
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Emergency medical personnel treated the woman at the scene, police said.
The suspect is described as black, in his early- to mid-20s, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet tall with a slender build and short brown hair. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans and a white baseball cap worn backward, police said.
The incident remains under investigation and the motive for the attack is still unclear, police said.
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