CCTV of woman confronting burglars

Dramatic footage has been released of a woman being punched in the face as she bravely tackles two burglars who broke into her home in Kettering.

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Woman who took on burglars: 'The attack has ruined my life'

A woman who was assaulted by burglars she found trying to break into her home in Northamptonshire has said the attack has ruined her life.

CCTV footage shows Jacqui Horden being punched after confronting the two men as they attempted to gain access to her house in Kettering. But she says she's not "a have a go hero".

Jacqui told ITV News Anglia said: "I didn't get a chance to say anything and they didn't say anything. It was seconds and it was all over but I can still feel that first blow now and it's ruined my life basically."

Watch Jacqui's interview in a report by Stuart Leithes below

Dramatic moment woman in dressing gown tackles two burglars

Dramatic footage has been released of a woman being punched in the face as she bravely tackles two burglars who broke into her home.

Northamptonshire Police are hoping the video will help track down the two men who tried to steal the family cars in Kettering.

The 56-year-old woman tackled the intruders in her dressing gown after they broke into her home and stole her car keys.

During the confrontation she was punched in the face six times but they fled without taking the cars.

Both men were white, slim and in their early 20s. Once was just under 6ft and the other was slightly shorter with short dark hair.

Detective Constable Greg Hemmington, said: “This was a horrific attack on a woman in her own home, who was only trying to protect her property."

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