POLICE have launched an appeal after a woman was pushed to the ground outside a cathedral.

The woman was pushed over by another woman, who police say was walking a 'bull terrier-type dog' on the grass at Winchester Cathedral.

The two woman were in the park area outside the building, between 8.30pm and 9.15pm on Sunday, September 9.

The victim suffered bruising.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting *342504.