Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward following an alleged assault in Burnham-On-Sea.

Police sealed off part of the town’s College Street on Monday (September 10th) as they launched an investigation into an overnight assault that left a man with head injuries.

A spokesperson for Avon & Somerset Police told Burnham-On-Sea.com: “We were called at about 11.30pm on Sunday to College Street. Two men were approached by a group of men who demanded money. One victim was attacked, resulting in them needing hospital treatment for a head injury.”

An area of College Street was taped off by Burnham Police opposite Abbott and Frost estate agents, as pictured, as evidence was gathered on the attack.

If anyone witnessed the incident or has any information they should call 101 and quote reference 5218202778.

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or report it on-line quoting the above reference number.