A lone woman was bundled to the ground in an attempted robbery.

The 29-year-old was making her way home along St James's Street, Brighton, following a night out on May 14.

Between 10.35pm and 10.55pm she was approached by a man.

He tried to grab her Nokia Lumia 910 mobile phone before knocking her to the floor.

She suffered grazes and bruises to her hands and knees as well as a sprained ankle which required hospital treatment.

The suspect is described as a white man aged in his 20s, 6' 4" and of average build. He was wearing a dark hooded top and spoke with a foreign accent.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 or email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk quoting serial 1452 of 15/5. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.