Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted on Belgrave Gate last Thursday (8th June).
The incident happened opposite the stairs to the old Haymarket Theatre. The 40-year-old lady was approached at about 9:50pm by a group of between six and eight men and women, some of whom were youths.
The lady was assaulted by some of the group, causing her to fall to the floor. She was then kicked and punched in the face leaving her needing surgery. The victim remains at the Leicester Royal Infirmary.
After the attack the group left her injured and were seen running in the direction of the Clock Tower. A number of passers-by come to her aid.
Three women, aged 18, 19 and 21, have been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm, and have been released pending further investigation.
If you saw this nasty assault or know any of the people who are responsible, please contact Leicestershire Police.
The victim has been left with a number of serious injuries.
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