A man was assaulted near a Yeovil pub and police want to trace a potential witness.
Officers are attempting to identify a witness who stepped in to help a man in his 70s who suffered injuries which require hospital treatment.
The man tried to help the victim and police believe he may have information helpful to their investigation.
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A statement from Avon and Somerset Constabulary said: “Police are trying to trace a man who they believe may be a key witness to an assault in Yeovil.
“At around 5.40pm on Monday, July 26, a man in his 70s was assaulted, leaving him with injuries that required hospital treatment.
“The assault took place next to a bridge leading from the Coopers Mill pub to Goldenstones Leisure Centre car park.
“We want to speak to a man who stepped in to help the victim as we believe he may have information that could assist our inquiry.
“He is described as white, aged in his late 20s/early 30s, around 6ft tall and dressed in sports kit with light brown hair. He was riding a pushbike.
“If you can help, please call 101 quoting reference 5221170476.
“If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5221170476
“You can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form.
“No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers.”