Police are investigating an unprovoked attack on a woman while she was with her two young children in Mansfield.
They were walking through the town centre near to the Bon Marche store at around 11:30am on Thursday, October 27 when the woman was confronted by a man who was with two other women.
The man exchanged words with her then grabbed her around the neck.
He is described as white and in his mid 40’s. He was wearing a cream coat with a grey hat.
If anyone has any information that can help please contact Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident 421 of 27 October.