Police investigating after reports man ‘was struck with golf club’ in town assault

PUBLISHED: 10:27 14 August 2017 | UPDATED: 11:17 14 August 2017

The incident took place in Morland Road, Highbridge. Picture: Google streetview.

The incident took place in Morland Road, Highbridge. Picture: Google streetview.


A man had to be air-lifted to hospital last night (Sunday) having suffered a ‘serious’ head injury as a result of an assault.

Two men have been arrested after the incident in Highbridge.Two men have been arrested after the incident in Highbridge.

Police have arrested two men in connection with the incident, which happened in Morland Road, in Highbridge at around 6.30pm and are also investigating reports the man was hit by a golf club.

The serious assault meant police and ambulance crews were on the scene, before the injured man had to be taken to hospital by the air ambulance.

Anyone who saw the incident, or has any information, should call Avon and Somerset Constabulary on 101.

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