POLICE have stepped up patrols in Alcester after a man reportedly tried to grab a female dog walker.
The woman was walking her dog on fields near to Captain Hill at around 8.55am on Tuesday (December 13) when the alleged incident took place.
The man reportedly approached the woman and tried to grab her but was chased off by the dog.
The man is described as around 40-years-old with a beard, dressed all in black and wearing a black beanie hat.
Sergeant David Ebbs, of Alcester and Shipston SNT, said: “This was a strange incident which understandably has caused concern in the community.
“Enquiries are progressing, and patrols have been stepped up in the area to ensure residents feel safe.”
Anyone with information is asked to visit Warwickshire.police.uk/report or call 101, citing incident 65 of December 13.