Woman got assaulted before car napping incident in Somerset


A woman got assaulted and had her car stolen by an unknown man in Cotford St Luke, in Somerset village last Thursday night. The woman, in her thirties, was reported to be punched and pulled out of the car before her car got stolen. She was also struck in the head which caused her head and facial injuries as well.

Police got the call about the incident from Venn Close around 9:30 PM. The victim told the officers that she fought back by biting her assailant’s hand. The suspect is said to be wearing a hat and a face cover during the incident.

The victim has already been rushed to the hospital and is currently being treated for the injuries she got from the incident. Family members have already been notified about the incident and are currently taking care of her.  The police continue to investigate this matter. As of today, the vehicle has already been recovered and forensic examinations have been initiated on the crime scene.  The carnapped vehicle, a Renault Clio, was found abandoned at the Dena Road area, with crash marks on it.

The police remarked about the incident to be “unusual” in this village, which is considered to be rather peaceful by many. The search for the assailant continues and police are currently seeking help from everyone who lived nearby to help solve this case. They also request for any witnesses on this incident to come forward and provide valuable details on this carnapping case.

Any valuable information regarding the case or probable witnesses to the carnapping incident and any other suspicious activities happening along Venn Close, Burge Crescent, or Dene Road may contact the police by dialing 101 or through their website at avonandsomerset.police.uk/contact. They can use the reference number 5219007033 in providing more details about the crime.

Crimestoppers can also help provide more information through anonymous channels 0800 555 111 or by filling up an online form at crimestoppers-uk.org. Through this, you do not need to show up in court, and all viable information received concerning this case will remain untraceable.