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Woman 'repeatedly punched' by group of men during burglary

A young woman from Cheltenham has been attacked her in own home after a group broke in.

Sophie May was pushed to the floor and repeated punched.
Sophie May was pushed to the floor and repeated punched. ITV News

A young woman from Cheltenham has been punched in the face repeatedly by a group of men who demanded cash.

Sophie May Wakefield was home alone when she opened the front door to what she thought was a delivery person. But then the gang, wearing masks, pushed her to the floor and repeatedly punched her in the face. The men then fled in a dark coloured car.

The burglars wanted money and the family's valuable possessions.
The burglars wanted money and the family's valuable possessions. ITV News

The 21 year old's parents who are on holiday in the Canaries are now trying to get a flight home. Her father is offering a £5,000 reward to catch the suspects.

Sophie was home alone when the intruders broke in.
Sophie was home alone when the intruders broke in. ITV News

The burglary happened just before 7am in the Warden Hill area on Friday 3 November and the police are asking any witnesses to come forward.

Detectives believe this is an isolated incident.

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