Police warning after man jumps from bushes and tries to grab woman

(Last Updated On: July 23, 2017)

Police have posted a warning on social media after a man jumped out from bushes and tried to grab hold of a females leg as she rode her horse in the Cann Woods area of Plymouth yesterday afternoon.

The man was not found and police have appealed for information 

Ivybridge & rural police posted on Facebook this morning:

“On Saturday the 22nd of July a female was riding her horse in the area of Cann Woods, this is on the road from Elfordliegh to Cadover, at approx 1300hrs.

“A white male in a dark jumper and wearing a black baseball cap jumped out of the bushes and tried to grab the females leg.  Luckily her horse ran off with her.  The female went straight to the Ranger who conducted a hasty search of the area which was negative.

“Please take great care when out riding in rural areas and let people know where you are going.

“If anyone may have seen anyone matching this description in this popular dog walking area please contact us on 101 and quote Log number 858 of the 22/07/2017 Thank you,”

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