June 24, 2014
Update: Girl arrested after teenager injured in 'disturbance' on beach

A teenager was taken to hospital with head injuries following a 'disturbance' on Burnham-On-Sea beach involving a large group of youngsters.

Police were called to the town beach near Maddock's Slade last Friday night.

Police spokesman Wayne Baker confirmed to "We were called to reports of a disturbance at around 10.15pm in The Esplanade area."

"One person, a teenage girl, was taken to hospital with a head injury. A group of youngsters were dispersed in the area."

Police added today (Tuesfay) that a 15-year-old girl had been arrested on suspicion of common assault and is currently on bail pending further enquiries.

A nearby eyewitness said a large group of young people had been seen in the sand dunes between the lighthouse and Maddock's Slade prior to the incident.


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