Woman punched in the face during robbery in Northamptonshire town

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A woman was hit in the face and had her handbag snatched during a robbery in Daventry.

The victim was walking through the alleyway between Kingsley Avenue and Windsor Close on Saturday when she was hit in the face which caused her to fall. Her handbag was snatched as she fell.

The handbag was later recovered nearby and a quantity of cash had been stolen.

The robber is described as white and was wearing white trainers.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, are asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101. Alternatively, they can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.