A WOMAN has cautioned others to be cautious after she asserts a man endeavored to pursue her as she strolled to a shop in Highbridge.
The lady, who wishes to stay unknown, was strolling down Church Street on her way to a shop at around 10.25pm on New Year’s Day when she was drawn nearer by a man who began to yell at her and pursue her.
“I continued strolling and he began strolling towards me,” she said.
“I began running and he began to pursue me. I froze and was searching for the nearest spot to run out there.
“I could see Yummies Pizza and I ran there and he vanished. I held up there a couple of moments before heading home.”
The lady claims she strolled an alternate path home to attempt to lose the man yet when she strolled around a corner on her course she saw the man remained in a back street.
She guarantees the man began pursuing her again and was near getting her however she figured out how to escape.
“I ran so quick and fortunately enough the ground floor entryway to our property was open,” she said.
“I ran straight in and bolted it behind me. The help was unbelievable. I was so shaken up and still am to be straightforward.
“I’m really reluctant to return out again to be straightforward yet feel fortunate that I escaped and nothing really physical occurred.”
The lady asserts about 30 minutes after she showed up home she saw the man remaining outside her home with another man.
She said the pair began to toss stones at her windows and yell at her.
The lady said she announced the occurrence to the police and would ask individuals who are out strolling late around evening time to consistently keep their telephones on them.
“Walk where others are probably going to be. Stroll along the roadway instead of strolling through rear entryways,” she said.
“It is smarter to be in lit up places than dull ones.”
A representative for Avon and Somerset Police, said no criminal offenses had been carried out and officials have offered the lady individual security guidance.
“We had a report that a lady was headed to a comfort shop in Church Street, Highbridge at about 10.30pm on New Years’ Day,” the representative said.
“She passed a man who was remained in a rear entryway who yelled at her and afterward started following her for a brief timeframe.
“She showed up home at about 10.45pm and at 11.45pm a similar man – together with another man – started tossing stones at her home and yelling.
“No criminal offenses have been perpetrated.
“We have taken an announcement from the lady and gave individual security exhortation.”