Woman hurt after kicking attacker
A woman who was punched in the face managed to scare off her attacker by kicking him.
The 40-year-old victim was approached by a man who grabbed her right shoulder and spun her round to face him.
He attempted to steal her bag before hitting her in the face during the incident at 7.55pm on Tuesday in New Street, Honiton.
The victim was able to get her bag back before the suspect ran off.
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She was taken to hospital for treatment but was not seriously injured.
Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting crime reference KH/13/168.