Man and boy, 14, charged over attacks on five men in Yeovil

Police say that five men were attacked in Yeovil on Saturday (February 18) between 6.30am and 8am.

One of the victims was reportedly hit on the head with a metal bar, while others were stabbed or punched.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: “Thankfully the four who went to hospital were released after treatment.

“Officers responded immediately and arrests were made by 9am.”

Jamie Gosney, 27, of no fixed abode, and a 14-year-old boy are each charged with:

  • three counts of GBH with intent;
  • one of possessing a knife in public;
  • one of assault with intent to rob.

Gosney is further charged with possession of an offensive weapon in public.

Both remain in police custody pending their court appearance at Yeovil Magistrates’ Court this morning.

If you have any information about the incidents, call police on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5223039497, or complete the Avon and Somerset Police online appeals form.

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