Woman's 'terrifying' ambush by man in fetish outfit
A woman's nightmarish encounter with a "terrifying" man in a black bodysuit has reportedly left her frightened to go outdoors.
The woman was walking along a village lane in Claverham, Somerset, when she saw somebody "charging" at her in "a full black rubbery suit", she told the BBC.
She said the man had been grunting and breathing heavily as he approached her, before he fled.
The woman managed to take a couple photos of the man as he advanced.
They show him clad head to toe in what appears to be a one-piece bodysuit with a hood.
The hood has "X" shapes over the eyes and an opening at the man's mouth.
"He kept coming towards me and was touching his groin, grunting and breathing heavy," the woman told the BBC.
Avon and Somerset Police posted on Facebook that they had received a "small number" of reports in recent weeks about similar ambush incidents.
"While no one has been hurt during the incidents, they understandably have caused upset," the post read.
They said officers were doing all they could to identify the man.
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