The robbery occurred at approximately 20:45hrs on Sunday, 22 February in Goldsmith's Row, E2 as the victim, a 24-year-old woman, walked along the street.
The victim was walking home when two suspects approached her from behind and attempted to grab her bag, which she refused to let go of.
She was knocked to the floor and kicked repeatedly whilst she was on the ground.
During the attack the victim's jaw was broken, her front teeth were chipped and she received bruising to her ribs.
The suspects are described as black males, approximately 6ft tall and wearing dark clothing with hoods and scarves covering their heads.
Officers from Hackney are investigating the incident and are hoping anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident will come forward and speak to them.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Constable Mike Edon from Hackney CID, on 101 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 - please quote crime reference number: 4604719/15.
: Police are appealing for witnesses and information following a robbery in Hackney which left a woman with serious facial injuries.