A woman sustained facial injuries after being assaulted in Worcester.

The attack took place in Drake Avenue, Dines Green, just after 1pm on Sunday.

The woman was treated at the scene by a paramedic team, including a critical care paramedic for injuries to her face and she was then taken to an undisclosed hospital for further assessment.

Her injuries were found to be “not life threatening” and she was discharged from hospital care.

A 28-year-old man was arrested and released on police bail.

The incident was shared widely on social media on Sunday.