Tone News has been contacted by a member of a local running group to warn of an incident which happened earlier today (Sunday 22nd December 2019).
Below is the message received:
“Morning and sorry to inform you of something like this so close to Christmas but it’s important that we all take care when out running especially if on our own…
My very dear friend was out running this morning, she ran from Creech St Michael along to Proctors Farm, turned left and then left along Greenway in Monkton Heathfield.
A car sped passed her, spun his wheels and then passed her again and pulled into the lay-by near her and indecently exposed himself just before Sidbrook along the lane.
Fortunately she had her whits about her and ran to safety in the nearest house. The police were called and thankfully have taken it very seriously.
The only details she can recall is that it was a dark blue ford….she thinks and older style focus. She is terribly shaken.
Please please please always try and run with someone and if that’s not possible ALWAYS let someone know where you’re going, how long you think you will be & stick to main roads. Carry your phone too!”
Can you help? Did you witness the incident? If you have any more information, please contact the police on 101.
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