Teenager attacked in Yeovil
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a teenager was attacked in Ninesprings Country Park. The incident happened on a footpath going through the park last Wednesday (30 August) between 7.30pm and 8.00pm.
The victim was attacked by a man using a blade as a weapon. The attacker is described as 16-18 years old and approximately 5ft 10in to 6ft tall. He was of slim build, with a full but thin beard. He was wearing a branded black tracksuit.
The victim was taken to hospital with multiple cuts. Thankfully, his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
Officers from the Neighbourhood Policing Team are conducting additional reassurance patrols in the area. Anyone with concerns can speak with any of the officers.
Police would like to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident. They’d also like to hear from anyone who recognises the description of the attacker an may know who it is. Please contact 101 and quote reference 5223210574 to the call handler.