Nurse assaulted in Bridgwater

Shortly before 9pm on Friday, 2 April a woman in her 40s was assaulted on the forecourt of the Asda service station, Bridgwater. The woman is a care home nurse and was wearing her uniform at the time of the incident. The incident, was filmed and later posted on Snapchat.

The woman was attacked by a teenage girl, punched a number of times in the face and had her arm twisted.

Earlier the same day a man challenged a group of teenagers. This was after a boy aged about 15 was seen to pour fuel from a pump and attempt to ignite it using a lighter.

Avon & Somerset Police are keen to speak anyone who witnessed the incident. They would also like to talk to anyone who saw and captured the Snapchat content . Did you see the incident? Do you know anything about those who were involved?

If you can help, please call 101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5221070890.

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