Girl gang in early morning attack

A YOUNG woman from St George's says she has been put off going out for the night in Weston after a gang of under-aged girls assaulted her and split her head open

A YOUNG woman from St George's says she has been put off going out for the night in Weston after a gang of under-aged girls assaulted her and split her head open.The young woman, who doesn't wish to be named for fear of recognition, was walking with three friends along Regent Street in the early hours of Sunday morning (Oct 29) when she says she was viciously attacked for no apparent reason.The 24-year-old said: "I was walking for a taxi with three friends when two girls approached me and started having a go at me for no apparent reason. Then they started hitting my friend and pulling her hair. They were obviously just searching for a fight."I told them there was no need for violence and tried getting them off my friend and defending myself when another 10 girls approached and turned on me. "I felt scared when they turned on me. Then I felt someone smack me over the head and realised I'd been hit with the end of a stiletto shoe. I had blood dripping down my head and my neck."All the while people were shouting that one of the girls was only 14 and none of them were more than about 16."I ran over to the police and the girls disappeared. The police drove us around in the riot van to try and find them but in the end my head was bleeding so much they had to take me to hospital."They glued my head back together and my friends were all bruised and cut."I've been put off going out in Weston if that's what it's like.


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