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Police appeal after man knocked out during late-night disturbance in Bridgwater

ONE man was knocked unconscious as about 20 people were involved in a fracas outside a nightclub in Bridgwater.

Now police are looking for witnesses to the incident which took place in Penel Orlieu at about 3am on Sunday, July 25.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset police said: “The man who was knocked unconscious left the scene before officers arrived and remains unidentified. There were at least two other men who were assaulted.

“A 20-year-old man from Taunton has been arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm and a 22-year-old man from Taunton has been arrested on suspicion of affray. Both have been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

“We’d like to identify the unknown victim as soon as possible. If this was you, please come forward.

“We’d also like to speak to anyone who either witnessed this incident, or who may have relevant mobile phone footage which could assist us.

“If you can help, please call us on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5221168614.”

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