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Appeal after an unprovoked attack in Bridgwater

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We’re appealing for witnesses after a teenage boy was assaulted in Bridgwater.

The 17 year old was attacked on Chepstow Avenue, Bridgwater between 8.30-8.50pm on Friday, 28 June.

The attack appeared to be unprovoked. The teenage boy was walking through Mansfield Park when he was assaulted with an unknown bladed article.

The offender is described as riding a grey mountain bike who is in his 20’s with short ginger hair, 6ft wearing blue and yellow shorts.

If you saw the incident or can with our inquiry in any way, please call 101 and provide the call handler with the reference number 5219146221.

You can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form.

No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers.