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Police are appealing for information following a suspicious incident in Churchdown yesterday (Friday).
It was reported that a teenage girl had her shoes stolen by an unknown man whilst walking along an alleyway between Brookfield Road and Sandfield Road.
The 16-year-old stated that she was walking through the alleyway at around 2pm when she was approached from behind by a man who put his arm around her.
She was pushed over before the man grabbed her legs and pulled off her shoes.
The man ran off towards Brookfield Road.
He was described as being white, of a medium build and had hairy legs. He was wearing a red Adidas hoody with black shorts.
Officers attended and searched the area but could not locate the man.
Investigating officers are working to identify the man and are asking for anyone with information, dashcam or CCTV footage to please get in contact.
Information can be submitted online by completing the following form and referencing incident 254 of 27 May: https://www.gloucestershire.police.uk/tua/tell-us-about/cor/tell-us-about-existing-case-report/
Alternatively you can call police on 101 or speak to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.