A MAN has been punched in an assault in Taunton.

Police said the assault took place on Saturday afternoon on East Reach.

The force said CCTV enquiries are taking place and are asking any witnesses to come forward.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said: “At approximately 3.50pm on Saturday, May 11, a man was assaulted in Taunton.

“Officers were called and spoke to the victim who confirmed he had been punched by a man and sustained no injury at the junction of East Reach and Eastbourne Road, before returning to a shop he’d been working in.

“CCTV enquiries are taking place.

“Witnesses or anyone with potentially relevant footage that may show the incident are asked to contact us online or call 101 and provide reference number 5224120492.”