Female Boxer

Female boxer uses self-defence skills to fight off two thugs who try stealing her handbag

A female boxer used her combat skills to fight off two opportunist thugs who tried to steal her handbag.

Kerry Orton, 30, hit one of the hooded attackers with a right hook and elbowed and jabbed a second with her handbag before the stunned pair fled.

She said the attack had “empowered her” further because she knows she can defend herself – despite only taking up boxing 12 months ago.

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