appeal after lorry's window smashed by youths throwing stones
lorry's windscreen was smashed after a stone was dropped onto
it from a bridge above the M5 near Burnham-On-Sea.
have appealed for witnesses following the incident between Bridgwater
and Highbridge on Saturday May 31st at around 8pm near where the
motorway crosses over the Huntspill river between junctions 23
Avon and Somerset Police spokesman said: "Some youths were
on the bridge throwing stones and one hit a lorry and smashed
its windscreen. An investigation has begun and wed like
to speak to anyone who saw people throwing stones or acting suspiciously
in the area at that time."
Ross Brayley added: "Fortunately the driver was not injured
and managed to avoid a collision despite the damaged windscreen."
the outcome could have been very different and I want the people
responsible to stop and think about the possible consequences
of their actions."
"Throwing stones might seem minor to you but if someone had
been seriously injured that would weigh on your conscience for
a long time."
anyone has information which could help my investigation I'd urge
them to get in touch with me."
you can help, contact PC Brayley on 101 and quote incident number
54782/14 with the reference Burnham-On-Sea.com.