A LAKE woman has been charged with assault following a bottle attack outside a Shanklin supermarket.

Police had issued an appeal for information in relation to an assault outside the Co-Op on Landguard Road on September 26, which left a woman with facial injuries.

Today, police have announced that the South Wight Neighbourhood Team have arrested a 40 year old female in relation to the incident.

Emma Stafford, of Medeway, Lake, has been charged with assault by beating, and will appear before the Isle of Wight Magistrates' Court on November 11.

A police spokesperson said: "The team would like to thank the members of the public that responded to the witness appeal that assisted us with this investigation."