Published: March 9, 2009
Police issue appeal after woman assaulted during bus trip to Burnham

Police issued an appeal for information on Monday (March 9th) after a woman waiting for a bus to Burnham-On-Sea was assaulted.

The incident occurred last Thursday (March 5th) at Bridgwater Bus Station in Rope Walk at about 8.30am when the 38-year-old was waiting at the Burnham-On-Sea bus stop.

"She was approached by a group of approximately six white youths aged between 15 and 18 years of age," a police spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.

"After a brief altercation she was assaulted and received a minor injury to her arm and a bump to her head. The youths are believed to have run off in the direction of Eastover."

Officers believe there were several people in the area at the time who may have witnessed the incident and they are keen to hear from them, or anybody else with information which may assist the investigation.

They should contact Bridgwater Police on 0845 456 7000 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.





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