A woman had her hair pulled and a teenager struck on the head in a random street attack.

The 57-year-old woman and a 16-year-old girl were both attacked near to Debenhams in Robertson Street, Hastings, at about 1pm last Wednesday.

The victims of the unprovoked attack were strangers to each other.

A 27-year-old woman, from Hastings, has been arrested on suspicion of affray and possession of cannabis and released on bail until Friday September 26.

Anyone with information is asked to email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting serial 673 of 27/8.