A man told by his partner to stop yelling at their child retaliated by pushing the Thurgoona woman over then slapping and kicking her, a court has heard.
Boe W.K. Makiri, who has moved to North Albury since the incident, had been in a relationship with the victim for five years.
Albury Local Court has heard the attack took place in their Bogong Street home on June 9 about 11.30am.
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Police said the pair began to argue about their four-year-old.
She then told him to not yell at the child and he attacked, with all his strikes to her arm and shoulder.
The court was told the victim ran from Makiri, but then soon after returned to the child and also packed-up the child's toys.
"The accused has become angry again and threw a handful of plastic child's toys at the victim," police said.
One of the toys struck the victim on the outside of the left side of her eye, causing it to split open and bleed.
Another of the toys he threw struck a window behind the victim, causing the glass to smash.
"The victim has picked up their child and ran from the house to her parents' house around the corner."
Police immediately went to the house and placed Makiri under arrest.
"The accused made admissions to slapping the victim and smashing the window by kicking a box of toys over."
He told police he did not know how his partner's eye was injured, but did notice she was bleeding.
Makiri, who is wanted by Queensland police for possession of a prohibited drug, pleaded guilty before magistrate Richard Funston to destroy or damage property, assault occasioning actual bodily harm and common assault.
He will be sentenced at a later date.
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