12-year-old boy attacked in Weston-super-Mare after being accused of damaging a car

A 12-year-old boy has received hospital treatment after he was attacked in Weston-super-Mare for being accused of damaging a car.

It happened at around 4.45pm on Sunday 16 February in Milton Brow. The boy was with two other children when a motorbike passenger jumped off the bike and accused him of damaging a car.

He was then punched and kicked before someone intervened.

The 12-year-old was left needing hospital treatment for cuts and bruises.

Both the rider and passenger of the motorbike were described as being in their late teens with dark clothes on.

The motorbike was orange and white with an L plate.

Avon and Somerset Police is asking anyone with information, including dashcam or CCTV footage, to get in touch quoting reference 5220038542.