Men Attacked In Weston

18 July 2015, 12:13 | Updated: 18 July 2015, 12:14

Police generic

Two men have been injured in a serious assault in Weston-super-Mare.

It happened at around 8pm on Friday in the Saffron House area of Prospect Place.

The men were attacked by by a group of men before they fled the scene on push bikes.

One of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries and is currently in a critical condition in Southmead Hospital, Bristol.

The second victim suffered less serious injuries and has received medical treatment at hospital.

Police say there will be an increased presence in the area as the investigation continues.

They are appealing for anyone who was in the locality of Prospect Place last night between 7.30pm-8.30pm to contact them as a matter of urgency.

Anyone with information should call 101 and quote log reference number 1048 of 17/7.