Violent incident in Taunton

Avon & Somerset Police are appealing for witnesses following an incident in Taunton on Tuesday, 8 June. A man was attacked by another man on Leycroft Road, just to the west of Victoria Park at around 5.25pm. The man, in his 40s sustained a head injury. He was taken to hospital following the incident and has since been discharged.

His assailant is described by the Police as white, aged in his 20s or 30s, and of slim build. He wasn’t wearing a top.
He was apparently in the company of a woman and a small child prior to the incident. 

Two men, aged 34 and 36, have been arrested and have been released under investigation while further enquiries take place. These are ongoing with specialist crime scene investigators examining the area. Meanwhile officers have also carried out house to house enquiries continue to obtain and review local CCTV. 

Did you witness the incident? Do you have any other information which could help the Police with their inquiries? Please call 101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5221127240.

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