Police in Hastings are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted twice on the Stagecoach 101 bus.
The incident occurred at approximately 3:30 p.m. on Friday (May 5). Following the assaults, the bus stopped outside Tesco in Ore Village, where both the victim and the assailant disembarked.
A subsequent assault took place in the street before the suspect and victim fled the scene. The victim suffered multiple facial injuries and was discovered by officers in the vicinity.
Police are conducting ongoing inquiries and are eager to speak with anyone who witnessed the incident or possesses relevant information. Those with details can contact the police online or call 101, quoting serial 1037 of 05/05.