The woman declined the man’s invitation to walk a different route with him and left him near The Foresters Arms pub in Crompton Street.

She was not touched or injured but police say was “very distressed” by the encounter.

The offender was a white man in his 40s, medium build, 6ft tall with brown wavy hair. He was wearing jeans and a dark zip-up jacket.

During their short journey they passed a man in his 20s, who was walking alone, and a couple which included a woman with blond hair.

Police would like to hear from these three people or anyone else who has information which would could with their enquiries.

Call Warwickshire Police on 101 or to contact Crimestoppers anonymously, on 0800 555 111.