This man tried to grab a young woman as she jogged near a Preston park

A man who tried to grab a woman as she jogged through Preston is being sought by police.

Wednesday, 17th May 2017, 5:49 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 10:01 pm
Police have said a 21-year-old man assaulted in Morecambe is still in intensive care.

The incident happened when a the 22-year-old woman was jogging along Blackpool Road parallel to Moor Park on Saturday at around 3.25pm when a man on a bicycle has stopped in front of her.

Police say the woman has gone to run around him when he has grabbed at her. She has managed to get free and ran off away from the cyclist.

DC Caroline Turley from Preston CID said: “The victim was understandably shaken by this incident and thankfully managed to run off.

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“We need to find this man and so if you think you may know who he is, please get in touch with us.”

Anyone with information can call 101 quoting incident reference 1036 of May 13.