Appeal after knife threat in Bridgwater

Avon & Somerset police are appealing to the public for information. This follows a mother and her children being threatened with a knife in Bridwgater just over a week ago.

The mother was walking with her three children along Chamberlain Avenue at around 2.45pm on 17 October. This is on the north side of the town between the McMillan Theatre and the hospital. A boy who was with a large group of children, approach the mother and threatened her with a knife.

Police say that the children in the group with the boy were all aged around 12-15. The boy is described as being white, around 12 or 13-years-old, of slim build with a blonde top knot. He was wearing a black and white T-shirt, shorts and rode a black and green scooter.

Do you recognise the boy from this description. Did you witness the incident? Anyone who believes they can help is urged to call 101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5220235784.

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