Arrests after people 'sprayed with fire extinguisher' by people on moped in Somerset

Police received reports of incidents in Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare

Two teenagers have been arrested in Brean in connection with a "series of incidents" in Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare.

On Sunday 9 April, Avon and Somerset Police received reports that two people on a moped were spraying people with a fire extinguisher.

Two teenagers, aged 14, have since been arrested on suspicion of five counts of common assault, one count of theft of a motor vehicle, one count of criminal damage and one count of dangerous driving.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police's North Somerset Neighbourhood Policing team said: "We’ve arrested two teenagers in connection with a series of incidents in Burnham-on-Sea and Weston-super-Mare yesterday afternoon.

"We received multiple reports of two people on a moped spraying members of the public with a fire extinguisher.

"Enquiries into the incidents are ongoing."

The teenagers remain in police custody at this time.