A Yeovil coward is being sought by police after punching a woman directly in the face
Police in Yeovil Somerset are on the hunt for a coward who punched a woman in the face on Seaton Road on the outskirts of the Somerset town centre.
The woman, who is in her forties, said she was assaulted on Seaton Road, near FJ Chalke Nissan and Kia garage, at around 10.20am on Wednesday, October 7.
It followed an apparent altercation between the woman, who was wearing a high-vis top and ear defenders at the time of the assault, and a man.
A description of the man has been released by police.
A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: “He’s described as aged 20 to 30, about five feet, six inches tall and stocky with black hair.
“He was wearing tracksuit bottoms and a blue padded jacket.
“If you have dashcam footage or any information which could help our investigation, please contact us.”
Anyone with information about the assault should call Avon and Somerset Police on 101 and quote reference number 5220227195, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Local resident Ted Masters said: ” Whats this town coming to? – only a complete coward punches a woman in the face – I hope they catch up with the coward and throw the book at him”
The police search continues.
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