Sussex

Hastings police officer has 'clumps of hair pulled out'

A woman police officer had clumps of her hair pulled out during an attack outside a bar.

The special constable needed hospital treatment following the assault outside the Yates Wine Bar, in Hastings, at 03:20 GMT on Saturday.

It happened while she was taking notes following the arrest of man.

Charlotte Solomon, 19, of Mount Pleasant Road, Hastings, has been charged with assaulting a constable in the execution of her duty.

She will appear at Hastings Magistrates' Court on 22 March.

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