POLICE are appealing for the public’s help following an assault which took place in a park in the Chard area.

It happened on Saturday (August 16) in the Jocelyn Park area at about 7.30pm when an altercation took place between two men and a woman.

During the incident the younger man is reported to have assaulted the older man.

The injured man received treatment for an eye injury at Yeovil District Hospital and was then discharged.

A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of assault and has been released on police bail, pending further enquiries.

Police are keen to hear from anyone who was in the Jocelyn Park area who might have witnessed the incident or have information to assist our enquiries.

Anyone able to help is asked to contact police at Yeovil on the force number 101, quoting ref 84489/14. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or report it on-line here bit.ly/1pwX4Zm quoting the above reference number.