Man taken to hospital following attempted robbery

Somerset County Gazette: Man taken to hospital following attempted robbery Man taken to hospital following attempted robbery

A MAN has been taken to hospital with two broken ribs following an attempted robbery in Taunton

The incident happened around 11.30pm on Friday November 29, 2013.

The victim was walking along Dorchester Road, near to the junction with Warwick Road when he was approached from behind by two men.

The men punched him on the back of the head, knocking him to his knees before kicking him in the chest.

The offenders fled the scene after a member of the public pulled up in a car alongside them and shouted. 

Anyone who witnessed the incident or saw someone acting suspiciously in the area should contact Avon and Somerset Police on 101 and quote 119703/13. 

Alternatively, phone the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

They never ask your name or trace your call.

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