Police appeal after stranger tried to grab woman

It happened on Hanham Mount, near to Gunning Close. Credit: Google Earth

Police are appealing for witnesses after "a suspicious incident" in Hanham, South Gloucestershire.

A woman in her 20s was approached by a man on Hanham Mount, near to Gunning Close at around 12.45am on Saturday 29 July.

The man attempted to grab hold of the woman but she ran off and sought shelter in a nearby house.


  • white
  • approximately 6ft tall
  • generally slim build but with a large stomach
  • aged in his 30s or 40s
  • clean shaven
  • wore a dark coloured tracksuit