Hunt for woman who attacked another woman in Halifax pub

DETECTIVES are hunting a woman who launched a vicious assault on another woman in a Halifax pub.

The 22-year-old victim was in Yates in the early hours of Sunday when she was knocked to the ground by her attacker, who continued to assault her when she was on the ground.

She suffered serious injuries and was taken to Calderdale Royal Hospital. She has since been discharged.

Her partner, 23-year-old man, was also assaulted when he tried to intervene. He suffered minor face injnuries.

The suspect us described as white, around 25 years old, slim with straight shoulder-length hair.

She was wearing a black top, black legging and high heels.

Anyone with information about the attack, between 1.30am and 1.50am on Sunday, is being asked to call PC Andy Beech from Calderdale Police on 01422 337115. Information can also be passed on anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.