A YOUNG woman suffered a terrifying ordeal as three men tried to break into her car.

The driver had stopped at the Gadbrook traffic lights near Roberts Bakery when three yobs jumped out of a blue van behind her and started punching and kicking her red Corsa.

The woman was on her own as the gang shouted and screamed, trying to break into her vehicle.

Luckily, her doors were locked and she managed to drive off unhurt.

The attack happened at 6.15pm on Monday in Rudheath and has left the victim extremely shook up.

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Police are now appealing for witnesses to come forward.

A police spokesman said: "A woman was stationary at traffic lights on the A556 when three men got out of a blue van, which was behind her, and tried to get into her car.

"She drove off and one of the men banged her car."

Appeals have been made on social media for anyone who may have dash cam footage of the incident.

Anyone with information should contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 1174768.

Alternatively information can be given anonymously by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.