Emmerdale spoilers: Vicar Harriet is attacked! But who's the hoodie behind the crime?

Harriet's attacked in Emmerdale
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Vicar Harriet Finch is attacked by a hooded figure!

Vicar Harriet Finch is left terrified when she's attacked in the village! Her assailant, wearing a hoodie, is clearly trying to hide their identity.

But is Harriet (Katherine Dow Blyton) in the wrong place at the wrong time or has someone got it in for her? Will the former copper find out who's behind the crime?

Elsewhere, Paddy Kirk (Dominic Brunt) braces himself to find out why Bear (Joshua Richards) has come to Emmerdale. With the vet having decided to keep the wrestler, who he has recently learned is his biological dad, at arm's length, has Bear come to make a bid to become a part of Paddy's life?

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