A WOMAN suffered facial injuries and clumps of her hair were pulled out when she was assaulted in the toilets of a nightclub by a gang of four women.

Wiltshire Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident which happened at about 9.50pm on February 1 at Yates in Bridge Street.

The victim was in her 40s.

Members of bar staff helped to diffuse the situation and the women left the pub.

The first suspect is described as having blonde hair, the second suspect had her hair styled in space buns.

The third suspect is described as mixed race and the fourth suspect had dark brown or black hair.

PC Amelia Richmond said: "We are keen to hear from anyone who was in the pub at the time who saw the group of women and may be able to help us identify them and progress this investigation."

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information about the attack is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.