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Police appeal for man who touched jogger's bottom

The man ran in the direction of Fairfield road after the assault. Photo: Wiltshire Police

Wiltshire Police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted a woman by touching her bottom as he ran along side her.

The 36-year-old woman was jogging on Woodcock Lane, Warminster around 7.30am on Thursday 10 August.

She shouted at the man and pushed him away, after which he ran in the direction of Fairfield road.

The man was carrying a maroon-coloured backpack, wearing a white shirt and grey coloured trousers.

He is believed to have been approximately 5 feet 7 inches tall and clean shaven with short, fair hair.

The man is described as being between 20 and 30 years of age. Wiltshire Police

This was a really upsetting incident for the victim who has been left feeling shocked and anxious as a result of this man’s actions.

We have released a CCTV image of a man we would like to speak to in connection with the incident – do you recognise him? Are you able to help identify him? Any information you have could be really significant to our enquiries. Alternatively, were you in the area of Woodcock Lane on Thursday morning and did you see a man matching the description in the area? We would like to reassure residents that we take incidents of this nature extremely seriously and understand the upset it can cause to victims. We have been carrying out a really thorough investigation and have been carrying out patrols in the area since the incident took place.”

– PC Piers Webber, Wiltshire Police

Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.