A TEENAGE girl need hospital treatment after she was hit over the head with a glass bottle.

Police say they believe the 14-year-old victim was known to her attacker.

They are appealing for witnesses to the serious assault in Weston-super-Mare last week,

The victim was treated for numerous cuts following the incident on the cycle path near Valetta Close, on the Coronation Estate, between 3pm and 3.30pm last Monday.

The offender is described as a white teenage girl around 5ft 2in tall, of medium build, who was in the company of several other teenagers.

Police believe it was an isolated incident and that the victim and offender were known to each other.

They are particularly keen to hear from two men who may be key witnesses to the attack.

It is thought that one of the men approached the victim shortly after the incident to ask if she was okay.

If you can help, call 101 quoting reference 5220203079 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.