POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Shepton Mallet town centre in which a man had his wallet stolen.
It happened in the Town Street or High Street area at around 2am on Sunday, October 6.
A 32-year-old man was walking home when he was approached by three other men, one of whom demanded his wallet.
He was knocked over and hit in the face by two of the men. They took his wallet and all three left the area.
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The victim suffered a bruised nose but was not seriously hurt.
Police would like anyone who saw what happened, or noticed the three men in the area, to contact them on 101 quoting crime reference number 99369/13.
The man who took the wallet is described as white, about 30, 5ft 10ins tall, and wearing a dark hooded top. He spoke with a possible East European accent.
The second man is also white and wore a hoody and dark clothes. The third is also white and was wearing dark trousers and a distinctive light top with a dark band across the back and shoulders.