IT WAS reported to the police that a teenage girl was followed by a man through Chippenham yesterday (Monday).

The 16-year-old's father posted on social media that a man in his 20s followed her to Atlas Gym on New Road.

The man was described as having a shaved head,dark stubble,black coat,black ruck sack,blue Adidas tracksuit and trainers.

Wiltshire Police said: "We received a report yesterday that a 16-year-old girl is believed to have been followed by a man along Bristol Road and into the town centre near to Atlas Gym.

"This caused the girl to feel concerned and frightened. "The man did not touch or speak to the girl during the incident, and the girl went to a shop in the town centre to report her concerns and police were called.

"At this stage, it does not appear that any offences have been committed but if anyone has any information call 101."