assaults in Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater 'may be linked'
say two sexual assaults which occurred in Burnham-On-Sea and Bridgwater
this week may be linked - and they have issued an appeal for witnesses.
Officers were called to Burnham's Frank Foley Parkway at 2.30pm
on Thursday (June 28th) after a woman was attacked by an Asian
man aged between 20 and 30 and of a stocky build.
man approached her, engaged her into conversation and then sexually
second sexual assault took place on the same day in Bridgwater
which police say may be linked.
incident happened at 5.50pm in Chedzoy Lane, Bridgwater. The woman
was approached by a man of similar description. In this incident
the man asked the woman to get into his car. When declined, he
grabbed her and sexually assaulted.
investigating these incidents are keen to hear from anyone who
may have seen or heard either of these assaults occur, particularly
the woman driver of a red or maroon estate vehicle which dropped
a young black woman back to her home address in the Chedzoy area
of Bridgwater," a police spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
with information is asked to call police on 101 or call Crimestoppers
on 0800 555 111. We never ask your name or trace your call."