Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Ventnor woman attacked by 20-strong gang

A woman suffered a number of injuries when she was attacked by a gang of up to 20 people on the Isle of Wight.

The 26-year-old, from Ventnor, was approached in the Spring Hill area of the town during the early hours of Saturday.

She was taken to hospital for treatment after being punched in the face and kicked in the ribs.

Police have described the attack as "nasty" and "violent" and are appealing for witnesses.

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