1. ITV Report

Man tries to force young woman into car in Swindon

The woman was attacked in the area of Cheney Manor and Vicarage Road Credit: Google Maps

A young woman has been left shaken after a man trying to force her into a black Audi in Swindon.

It happened around the junction between Cheney Manor road and Vicarage Road area at around 11pm on Friday (13th July).

The 18 year old describes the man as Asian, around 5'7 - 5'8 tall, aged in his thirties with a stubby beard and moustache.

I want to reassure people that we are working hard to find out who this man is. We are carrying out extra patrols in the area along with house to house enquiries and are currently following a number of leads. We don't want people to be alarmed - but please consider your own personal safety when you are out and about.

– DC Wayne Harvey, Wiltshire Police

Anyone with information that could help the investigation should contact Swindon CID on 101, quoting reference 54180064873, or call anonymously, via Crimestoppers, on 0800 555 111.