March 16, 2016
Fresh appeal for witnesses after teens attacked in Burnham-On-Sea

Burnham-On-Sea Police have made a fresh appeal for witnesses following an assault and robbery in the town last week.

The incident happened last Wednesday evening (March 9th) at about 6.30pm in Burnham's Manor Gardens.

A group of six teenagers - five males and a female - were approached by two men, thought to be aged between 17-22 years. They threatened the group and demanded property.

One of the group was assaulted and suffered a minor hand injury which required hospital treatent.

Various items were taken, including a wallet, passport, mobile phones and a rucksack by the suspects, who left in the direction of the cemetery.

Police spokesman Wayne Baker told "One of the men is described as a white or mixed heritage man, about 6ft 3ins tall of medium build with blond hair with a black and white bandana across his face and wearing a black Adidas branded hooded top and black tracksuit bottoms."

"The second suspect is described as a white man, about 5ft 8ins tall, of chubby build and wearing a hooded top, possibly in a camouflage style with light blue panels of the sleeves, with black or grey coloured tracksuit bottoms. Both men spoke with a West Midlands accent."

"We are keen to hear from anyone who may have been in the area at the time of the incident who may have information to help our enquiries."

If you able to help the investigation, call Burnham-On-Sea Police on 101, quoting the reference number 5216051482.


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