28 May 2022
Police Car- Wiltshire

Teenage girl grabbed while walking through underpass

A teenage girl has reported that she was grabbed on the arm by a man while walking through a Salisbury underpass.

The suspicious incident happened on the 18th January 2022 when a teenage girl was walking through the underpass between St Martin’s Church Street and Payne’s Hill at around 2pm.

She heard someone run up behind her beforehand and then felt the hand on her arm.

The girl managed to run away and did not get a description of the man.

PC Sarah Moth, from the local policing team, said, “The girl managed to run off, so was not injured in any way but was left shaken by what happened.

“We want to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed anything suspicious.”

Wiltshire Police are appealing for information following the suspicious incident. Please call 101, quoting crime reference 54220006062. Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Written by
Beth Doherty
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Written by Beth Doherty