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A senior detective has told how a woman was left "extremely traumatised" after a man attempted to abduct her as she walked to work.
Det Insp Andy Price told ITV News Central officers do not yet know what the attacker's motives were for the attack.
It comes after CCTV footage was released of a man police want to speak to in connection with the incident.
Detectives have warned that a man who tried to abduct a woman in a Worcester car park could pose a "serious risk" to the public.
The man grabbed the woman from behind early on Sunday morning as she took a short cut through the Asda car park in Lowesmoor - but ran off when she struggled.
Det Insp Andy Price, from Worcester CID, urged anyone who recognises him to get in touch immediately.
Police in Worcester are hunting a man who was spotted near where a woman was attacked in an attempted abduction in a supermarket car park.
In CCTV footage released today, the man can be seen sitting on the bars of a bike rack near the store, before leaving via the pedestrian entrance to the Asda car park in Lowesmoor.
The woman was taking a short cut through the car park at around 7.15am on Sunday when she walked past a man sat on the bicycle bars.
He followed her for a short while before attacking her from behind, putting his hand over her mouth and shoving her up against a wall.
Detectives say the man spotted on CCTV may have vital information about the attack.
A woman was grabbed from behind and attacked in a terrifying attempted abduction in Worcester, police revealed today.
The woman had been taking a shortcut to work through the car park of the Asda supermarket in Lowesmoor early on Sunday morning when a man started following her.
He then grabbed her from behind, put his hand over her mouth and shoved her into the bike racks nearby and up against a concrete wall.
The woman struggled and he gave up, running off into St Martin's Quarter.
CCTV footage of a man police would like to speak to in connection with the attack has now been released.
The man had dark hair beneath a baseball cap, and was wearing a dark jacket or gilet, with jeans and white trainers.
Witnesses or anyone with any information should call police on 101.