Police are hunting a suspected thief who slashed a young woman with a knife when she confronted him in her garden.
Gemma Ball from Fenton in Stoke-on-Trent has been left with a scar after the attacker slashed her with a flick knife. She challenged him when her dog Bella started barking.
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