Published: April 23, 2009
Police appeal for information following assault in Burnham churchyard

Police issued an appeal for information on Thursday (April 23rd) following an assault in Burnham-On-Sea earlier this month.

The incident occurred at approximately 8pm on Tuesday 7th April in St Andrew's churchyard, pictured, when a 46 year old man was attacked by a group of youths, including three males and two females.

He was knocked to the floor and suffered cuts and bruising to his face and back.

"One of the offenders is described as a white male, approximately 5' 7" tall, 20 years of age, with short blonde hair described as 'shaggy'. He was wearing a black and white horizontal striped top," police spokesman Steve Game told

"If anyone has witnessed this incident or has any other information which may assist the investigation they should contact the CID at Bridgwater on 0845 456 7000 or alternatively Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."


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