A WOMAN was abused and grabbed in an assault outside a St James’s Street pub in Brighton.

Police have now issued CCTV images of two suspects they want to speak with in relation to the incident.

They were called after the assault outside The Black Dove at 8.55am on Friday, May 11.

A 27-year-old woman had been waiting for a taxi when two men approached her.

The first man was abusive to her and grabbed her arm, the second man was also abusive.

But a passer-by intervened and walked with her to safety and then she got in a taxi.

The first suspect is white, 5ft 9ins tall with gelled back mousy brown hair, and was wearing a light coloured top, yellow fluorescent jacket, black trousers and white trainers.

Meanwhile the second suspect is white, aged in his 30s, with messy ginger or light brown hair, and was wearing black clothes.

Anyone who recognises the men or has any information about the incident is asked to contact the police online or call 101 and quote serial 674 of 11/05.