Man arrested after assault in town centre alley

Police were called to an incident in Kings Lane Picture: Gareth Newnham

Police were called to an incident in Kings Lane Picture: Gareth Newnham - Credit: Gareth Newnham

A man has been arrested after an injured man was found in a lane in Weston town centre.

Avon and Somerset police were called to King’s Lane at 9.30pm yesterday (Monday) after a member of the public found an injured man in the alleyway.

The man was taken to hospital for treatment but his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening or serious.

The lane links links North Street with the Boulevard and a number of businesses in Orchard Street also back onto it.

Police cordoned off the alleyway this morning while they carried out their investigation.


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A 40-year-old man has been arrested on supspicion of committing grievous bodily harm.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police on 101 and quote reference number 5219087664.

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