Police launch investigation following hair-pulling assaults in Huntingdon

Cambridgeshire police are appealing for witnesses following attacks on two women

Cambridgeshire police are appealing for witnesses following attacks on two women - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Police are appealing for information following two attacks on woman in Huntingdon town centre.

A teenage girl was pulled to the ground and hit several times by two attackers in a morning brawl.

The 16-year-old victim was set upon by another woman following an argument and was pulled to the ground by her hair.

She was then hit several times by another female, who was in a group congregated outside the front of Wilkinsons.

The assault took place outside store in St Germain Walk, Huntingdon between 11.10am and 11.30am on Thursday, December 3.

According to a spokesman from Cambridgeshire police investigations are ongoing but no arrests have been made.

The assault follows that of another 16-year-old woman in Grammar School Walk on Tuesday, December 1.

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The victim was pushed and pulled by her hair by another woman before 5pm in the town.

The police spokesman said that there is “no further action is being taken” relating to this incident.

It is not thought these two incidents are linked.

Anyone with information should contact Cambridgeshire police on 101 or call CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.

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