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Image caption, Officers are searching for the driver who assaulted a woman walking in Tweentown, Cheddar

A woman has been assaulted by a driver who deliberately splashed her by driving through a puddle and then wiped faeces in her face.

It happened on 1 November as she was walking with her daughter along Tweentown in Cheddar, Somerset.

Avon and Somerset Police said a silver Mercedes was deliberately driven through a puddle, splashing them both.

The driver swore, climbed out and wiped the woman’s face with a tissue containing faeces, police said.

The woman and her daughter were walking along the B3135 close to the Essar Oil service station between 08:00 and 09:30 GMT.

Officers described the driver of the Mercedes E250 Coupe as a white male, about 6ft 2ins (1.8m) tall, of muscular build with short blonde hair and stubble.

He was wearing black jogging bottoms and a dark blue Adidas hoodie.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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