POLICE are searching for a pair of women who racially abused a group of men, and spat in one of their faces.

The incident, near a taxi rank on New Canal, Salisbury, at around 2am on September 22, also resulted in a mobile phone being knocked out of one of the men's hands.

A police appeal read: "If you were in the area of the taxi rank on New Canal at around 2am on September 22 you may be able to help us with our investigation into a altercation.

"There was an argument between two woman and a group of men. The two women are reported to have used racially abusive words to the men, one woman spat in the face of a man and knocked his mobile out of his hands."

If you saw this incident or have any information, contact PC Gary Underwood at Salisbury CPT on 101 quoting reference 54190094530.