Another race incident in Frome

Between 3.30-4pm on Thursday 11 August, a man had been sunbathing in Mary Bailey Playing Fields, Frome. he was approached by another man who punched him in the mouth. The victim reported the man. As well as being assaulted he was subjected to racist and threatening language. The victim did not need to go to hospital but is awaiting dental treatment.

The assailant is described as white, between 55-60 years old, around 5ft 6ins tall. He is of small build with a Scottish accent. He had short, grey hair and was wearing a grey t-shirt and jeans.

Avon & Somerset police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following the incident. Did you witness the incident, or have any other information which could aid the investigation? If so, please contact 101 and quote reference number 5222193399. 

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