POLICE have launched an appeal after a woman was assaulted at a children's play centre in Southampton.

Officers say a woman in her 40s was assaulted in front of families at the Injoy Play Centre in Ocean Village.

The incident, in which the woman suffered facial injuries, is said to have happened between 6pm and 6.30pm on Sunday, February 2.

Now officers have launched an appeal to find a woman who they would like to speak to in relation to the investigation.

She is described as being white, between the ages of 25 and 30, approximately 5ft 3ins tall and has a slim build.

A Hampshire Police spokesperson said:"Notably she is described as having dyed red hair with a bar through her lip and lots of facial piercings.

"She was wearing jeans and tan coloured boots."

The spokesperson added: "Do you recognise the woman in this CCTV image?

"Anyone with information can call 101, quoting 44200040547. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."