Man tries to grab young girl after following her to school

Credit: PA

Police have issued a warning to schools in the Corsham area after a man tried to grab a young girl at a school this morning (3 February).

The man followed the Year 7 student to school and tried to grab her arm once she was on school grounds.

She was between the Astro turf pitch and the entrance to the school, next to a bike shed, when the incident happened at about 8.30am.


  • white
  • aged 30
  • 5'7"
  • thin build
  • dark medium length, unkempt hair
  • mustard coloured zipped hoodie
  • spoke with local accent

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 and quote reference 010292.

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