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Young teenagers carrying metal poles attack two people in Taunton street

A GROUP of youngsters carrying metal poles and large sticks attacked a man and a woman in the street in Taunton, say police.
Both victims suffered injuries with one requiring hospital treatment.
The incident happened just before 7.30pm on Thursday, December 30 at the junction of Wordsworth Drive and Lisieux Way.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset police said:  “A man and a woman were assaulted by a group of young people aged between 12 and 15 years old and we’d like anyone who saw what happened to get in touch.

“The offenders are described as wearing dark clothing and carrying metal poles and large sticks.

“We’d like to hear from anyone who witnessed the assaults, particularly anyone with CCTV or dash cam footage.

“If you can help, please call 101 quoting reference number 5221305166 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

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