From Devon & Cornwall Police:
Police have appealed for information over an unprovoked assault in Exeter city centre.
Officers are investigating after an 18-year-old woman was pulled to the floor by her hair in Sidwell Street between 12.10pm and 12.35pm on Thursday 6 June.
The attack has had a significant impact on the victim and several passers-by intervened and assisted her at the time.
Officers investigating the assault have urged any witnesses to come forward.
Anyone who has information is urged to contact police by calling 101 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting crime reference CR/050117/19.
Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111, or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org