A WOMAN hit back when a man groped her in a Hereford subway, she turned around to strike him with her shopping bag, but he fled.

The assault happened as she was walking through the under-pass at Eign Gate at about 5pm on September 10. The man is described as white, 5ft 11ins to 6ft tall and very slim, about 40 years old with dark brown or black receding hair and wearing a beige jacket and trousers.

Contact PC John Austin-Bailey at Hereford Police Station on 08457 444 888 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.