Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was verbally and physically threatened by a couple in a Plymouth car park.

The 35-year-old Plymouth woman was getting into her car parked behind Crownhill shops when an argument broke out with the couple parked next door.

The couple became abusive and the woman dragged the victim by the wrist from her car. The woman managed to free herself and drive off uninjured.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident which happened around 9.10am on 12 December. They would particularly like to speak to several people who were using the car park at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101, quoting crime reference EL/12/5416.