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Shocking pictures released of woman 'repeatedly punched' by group of men during burglary

Sophie May was pushed to the floor and repeated punched. Credit: 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. Credit: 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. Credit: 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.