Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following a suspected assault in Trowbridge.

At 5.50pm on December 27, an altercation took place between a 51-year-old woman and a teenage boy in the area of Bradley Road and Silver Street Lane.

During the altercation, the woman suffered cuts to her hands. It is believed the pair are known to each other.

A 16-year-old boy from Trowbridge has been arrested on suspicion of assault and has been interviewed. He has been released on conditional bail and enquiries are continuing.

Sergeant Scott Barrett said: “We are keen to hear from anyone who was in the area of Bradley Road and Silver Street Lane in Trowbridge between 5.50pm and 6.30pm on 27 December.

“If you have information which could help our enquiries please call 101 and quote crime reference number 54180122208.”

Alternatively, information can be left with Crimestoppers anonymously by calling 0800 555 111.