A MAN trying to break up a fight was stabbed in the back with a screwdriver by a woman onlooker.

Police say the 32-year-old victim said that he intervened after seeing two men fighting on the green space between Regent Street and Alexandra Parade, in Weston-super-Mare.

He said there were also three women there and that one of them stabbed him once in the back with a screwdriver during the incident near Tesco at about 2am on Sunday (June 21).

The victim described his attacker as white, in her early to mid-twenties, about 5ft 4ins tall and of large build with brown hair.

He said the man who appeared to be the aggressor in the fight was white, mid-twenties, with short blond hair. He was wearing a dark-coloured T-shirt and blue jeans.

The man has no recollection of getting home but called the police and the ambulance service from there.

He was taken to hospital and discharged the same day following treatment.

If you saw the incident, have phone or dashcam footage or any other information which could help the police investigation, get in touch quoting reference 5220135293.