Geraldton police say man grabbed young female driver and threatened her

Geraldton Guardian
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A man grabbed a young woman and threatened her after she stopped her car to ward a dog off the road on the outskirts of Geraldton on Monday night, say police.

Geraldton Detectives said the man approached the woman from behind but she managed to flee and return to her car before driving from the scene.

The woman is aged in her 20s.

The incident happened about 7.40pm on Chapman Valley Road, near the intersection of Webber Road, in the Waggrakine and Moresby area.

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Police said the small dog belonged to a local resident and was not connected to the man.

The man is described as 178cm tall, of heavy build, and was wearing a dark blue or black puffer jacket, dark coloured cotton textured pants and dark coloured shoes.

Anyone who may have seen or heard the incident or has dash cam footage from their vehicles are asked to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or report online to www.crimestopperswa.com.au.

CORRECTED STORY: Previous version incorrectly stated offence happened last week.

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