Woman suffers vicious attack in town.

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A 48-YEAR-OLD woman was punched and had her purse taken in a vicious attack in Daventry.

The incident happened near Fraser Close, on the Southbrooke estate, at around 11.30pm on Saturday when she was approached by two men who knocked her to the ground. They took a purse containing cash and bank cards and she sustained injuries needing hospital treatment.

Witnesses can call police on 03000 111 222 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

For an interview with the victim, see the Daventry Express today (Thursday).