Did you witness an assault on a 16-year-old boy at a train station?

Yatton Railway Station.

Yatton Railway Station. - Credit: Archant

The attempted robbery and assault of a 16-year-old boy is under investigation.

The British Transport Police (BTP) are looking for witnesses who may have seen two young men who allegedly attacked the teenager on May 4 at around 6.30pm.

The incident happened at Yatton Railway Station and the youngster was left with minor facial injuries after the event.

A police spokesman said: "Officers are investigating a report of attempted robbery and assault at Yatton station on May 4.

"It is believed two young men tried to take a 16-year-old boy's bag, before returning a short time later and assaulting the victim.

"The victim suffered minor facial injuries. Enquiries are ongoing."

Anyone who witnessed what happened or has any further information is urged to call the BTP by texting 61016 or calling 0800 405040.