Incident in Somerton

On Wednesday 18th December. Avon & Somerset Police we received a call from a member of the public. They were concerned for the welfare of someone they believed had been forced into a car against their will.

The incident happened at about 8.05pm on Kirkham Street (the road that runs alongside the King Ina School field). The witness heard a female scream before being shouted at by a man to get in a 4×4 type vehicle. The 4×4 then drove off at speed.

Police are anxious to establish exactly what happened. Detective Sergeant James Holdsworth said: “It’s unclear whether any criminal offences have been committed but we’re still keen to identify those involved to ensure they are safe. If you were involved in this incident then please get in touch to reassure us all is well.
We’re grateful to the member of the public who raised their concerns with us and would also ask anyone else who saw the incident, or anything else suspicious, to contact us.”

If you witnessed the incident or know anything about it, please call 101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5219291517.

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