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Yeovil gang stamps on man during assault

A man has been left with serious head injuries after a three-strong gang beat him to the ground, in Yeovil, and stamped on him.

The assault on the man, aged in his 20s, took place on Sunday at 2300 BST on Glovers Walk.

He sustained life-threatening injuries and was taken to Yeovil District Hospital before being transferred to Frenchay Hospital near Bristol.

The road remains cordoned-off while police forensic teams examine the area.

Det Sgt Sharon Card said: "[The victim] has had surgery and remains fighting for his life in hospital."

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