Hampshire police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Anglesea Road on Monday, Jan 2.
The incident happened at 9.35am, following a collision between a black VW Passat and a black Ford C Max, at the junction towards Gunwharf Quay.
The driver and passenger of the VW Passat, a man and woman, got out of their vehicle and confronted the people in the Ford C Max following the collision.
It is alleged that the woman from the VW Passat, partial registration KO06, assaulted a 24-year-old woman who had got out of the Ford C Max. She was travelling in the car with her husband and two children.
The woman was pulled to the ground by her hair and received a neck injury and bruising and was treated at Queen Alexandra Hospital.
The suspect was described as:
· White woman
· In her early 40s
· Short - about five feet, four inches tall
· Blonde, shoulder-length hair
· Chubby build
· She was wearing jeans and a pink hoody at the time and was described as looking scruffy