A woman is assaulted in front of her son in Bexhill

A woman who was assaulted in front of her 11-year-old son in East Sussex has been left bruised and shocked.

The pair were walking along St Leonards Road in Bexhill on Saturday 24 September when the 40-year-old was attacked by two women.

One of the attackers went to hit the victim with her stiletto shoe before the other one restrained her.

The two female attackers are both described as white, aged 18 to 20 years old and slim with brown hair.

Sussex police said it was an unprovoked attack and witnesses are being sought.