Investigation following attempted theft of vehicle from driver
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An investigation is ongoing following a report of an attempted theft of a car from a driver in the Ullesthorpe area.
Officers were called on the evening of Tuesday (22 March) to a report that a young woman had been driving her white Mini Cooper car in the area of Ashby Road at around 7pm when she saw the driver of another black Mini Cooper vehicle continuously flashing the vehicle's lights.
Due to the lights of the vehicle continuously flashing, the woman was concerned there was a fault with her vehicle and pulled over. A young man then approached the passenger door of the vehicle and began to open it. The woman saw more men exiting out of the black Mini vehicle and managed to fight off the man stood near her passenger door and drive off.
The victim did not suffer any injuries in the incident.
Officers have been carrying out an investigation and following initial enquiries, the black Mini vehicle, which it is believed was stolen, has been located in the Lutterworth area this morning (Thursday).
Enquiries are continuing into the incident and officers are appealing to anyone with any information to make contact.
Sergeant Ryan Coleman said: “Our enquiries are ongoing and we are continuing to establish the full circumstances of this incident.
“The victim has understandably been left very shaken and we continue to maintain contact with her throughout the investigation.
“We are appealing to anyone who has any information in relation to this incident, and who has not yet spoken with us, to make contact with us.”