THE victim of a serious assault suffered a serious head injury after being attacked by a person with a baseball bat.

Police are investigating the incident outside Crewkerne swimming pool and are hoping the public can help us with their enquiries.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: "The victim was taken to hospital with a serious head injury after being attacked by an unknown individual with a baseball bat, or similar item, in Henhayes Lane, at about 3.45pm on Tuesday, May 4.

"He has since been discharged from hospital and is continuing with his recovery."

Officers have released a CCTV image of a person wearing a blue hooded top and dark jogging bottoms who they wish to speak with as part of the investigation.

Anyone who witnessed what happened, or recognises the individual photographed, is asked to call 101 and give reference number 5221096483.

You can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form.