Assault near Bridgwater

Avon & Somerset Police are appealing to the public for help and information. On Wednesday 12 May at about 3.30pm a woman in her 20’s was leaving the M5 at Junction 24. She was coming off the southbound side of the M5 when a black Nissan pick-up truck cut across her lane. The Nissan collided with her car damaging it in the process.

The male driver of the Nissan got out of his vehicle and proceeded to assault the victim by punching and kicking her. He also attempted to steal her car keys and mobile phone.

The young woman was left with injuries which required hospital treatment. She has since been discharged. Her assailant is described as white, aged 30-40 years. He had short brown spiky hair, was around 5ft 8in tall and wearing a grey top and blue jeans.

Did you see the incident? Do you recognise the description of the car? Have you seen the Nissan which will have some damage to its bodywork? If you can help, call 101 and quote crime reference number 5221103662.

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