Detectives in Kingston are appealing for witnesses and information after a woman was left with permanent scaring after she was bitten on the face.
The 18-year-old victim had left Pryzm Nightclub, in Eden Street, Kingston, at about 03:30hrs on Sunday, 25 June when she was approached by an unknown blond-haired white male, who put her in a headlock and then bit her face.
The victim required immediate medical treatment and the injuries have resulted in permanent scaring.
There have been no arrests and the assault is being treated as grievous bodily harm.
Detective Constable Robert Wise, the investigating officer from Kingston CID, said: "This was a savage attack that has left a young girl with a permanent scar; we urgently want to find the person responsible. There would have been many people who witnessed this horrible assault and I would appeal to anyone with information to contact police."
Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call Kingston CID on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC.
To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.