Woman Attacked By Four Other Women

Police are continuing to investigate a report of two assaults on a woman in Ryde on the Isle of Wight.

Officers are making further enquiries after a 39-year-old woman from the town was attacked in the High Street outside Mellish's post office by four women.

The victim has also told police that she was also assaulted several minutes later by the same four women at the traffic lights in St. John's Road.

She received injuries to her chest, face, arms and legs. They were not believed to be life-threatening.

It's believed the two assaults took place sometime between 8pm and 9pm on Saturday, January 28, 2012.

Police have been pursuing several lines of enquiry over the past week to establish the exact chain of events.

Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact by phoning 101. Mini-Com users can call 01962 875000. Information can be given anonymously by phoning the independent Crimestoppers charity on 0800 555 111.