Nailsea teenager attacked

A TEENAGE girl was punched in the head in an unprovoked attack in Nailsea on Monday morning.

The 17-year-old was walking through a lane between Coats Grove and Nailsea Park at 9.30am, when she was assaulted.

Police are now appealing for witnesses.

The suspect is described as a white man, aged 18 or 19, 5ft 9ins tall and thin.

He was wearing a black hooded top and dark tracksuit trousers and had a distinctive scar on his face in front of his left ear.

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The victim’s lip was cut in the attack.

An investigation has been launched and anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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