CCTV released after man punched in face in ‘unprovoked attack’

CCTV has been released by local police after a man was punched in the face in an “unprovoked attack”.

Officers are looking to identify the two men pictured above after the incident in Taunton in December 2021.

Police say a male was assaulted on Bridge Street at around 2.15am on Saturday, December 4.

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A statement from Avon and Somerset Police reads: “The victim was crossing the bridge over the River Tone when he was approached by two men who punched him in the face in an unprovoked attack.

“One of the men then picked up the victim and dropped him into the road.

“He needed to attend hospital to be treated for cuts and bruises.”

The statement adds: “If you recognize the two men, or have any information that could assist police with their inquiry, please call 101 and quote reference number 5221284743.

“If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5221284743, or complete our online appeals form.”

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