during Highbridge street attack
have appealed for witnesses following an assault in Highbridge
in the early hours of Sunday morning (July 11th).
incident occurred in Newtown Road when a man was punched in the
face and kicked to the ground.
"The victim was approached by a group of males aged approximately
17-18 years outside of his address in Newtown Road after he became
aware that they had caused damage to his car," PC Brett Powell
approaching the males, they allegedly attacked the victim by punching
him in the face and kicking him to the ground."
victim was taken to Weston General Hospital with suspected fractured
ribs and was later released. He sustained bruised ribs, cuts to
his hands and face and marks to his chest.
The offenders fled the scene, and police are interested in hearing
from anyone who saw the incident or has information about those
at the scene. To help police enquiries, call Crimestoppers on
0800 555 111.