Court appearance after Yeovil’s morning of violence

Two people are due in court today, Monday 20 February. They were charged in connection with a series of assaults in Yeovil on the morning of Saturday 18 February. Five men were attacked between 6.30 and 8am. One was hit on the head with a metal bar; others were stabbed or punched. Four of the victims were sent to hospital for treatment of their injuries. They were later were released after treatment.

Officers responded immediately and arrests were made by 9am. 

Jamie Gosney, 27, of no fixed abode, and a 14-year-old boy are each charged with:

  • Three counts of GBH with intent
  • One of possessing a knife in public
  • One of assault with intent to rob

Gosney is further charged with possession of an offensive weapon in public. The boy cannot be named as a minor.

Both remain in police custody pending their court appearance at Yeovil Magistrates Court. However Police would still like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed the incidents. If you can help then please call 101 and give the reference 5223039497.

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