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11-year-old boy ‘inappropriately touched’ by stranger at Bridgwater Playground Bath City News

Officers have launched a manhunt after a stranger ‘inappropriately touched’ an eleven-year-old boy at Bridgwater Playground.

Avon and Somerset Police are investigating the incident at Union Street Playground at 4 p.m. on Friday April 23.

A spokesperson confirmed the boy was ‘shot in the leg’.

Additional patrols are currently being carried out in the region.

They said: ‘We are calling witnesses after a stranger inappropriately touched a boy at a playground in Bridgwater.

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“The 11-year-old boy was shot in the leg by a man described as white, aged 25 to 30, with brown hair.

“He was wearing a blue top and wearing glasses, but also a pair of sunglasses on the top of his head.

“The boy did exactly the right thing by coming straight home and immediately informing his family. The description was sent to the patrollers to keep observations for the individual.

“Neighborhood officers are carrying out targeted patrols in the region following the report.

“If you can help, please call 101 and give the call manager reference number 5221087370.”

Police want to hear from anyone:

seen the incident has dashcam or smart doorbell footage of the area around the playground around 4 p.m. on Friday April 23 has other information that might help.

You can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 percent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form.

No personal data is collected, no information can be traced or recorded, and you will not go to court or have to speak to the police when contacting Crimestoppers.

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This notice was published: 2021-04-30 19:27:37