A MAN was slapped in the face and subjected to homophobic abuse up Kingston in Yeovil over the bank holiday weekend.

Witnesses are sought to the assault in Yeovil.

At around 12.45am on Sunday (May 4), a man was walking home and assaulted before walking off.

He had been truing to get past a group of six men in their 20s, all wearing dark clothing.

Anyone who witnessed the assualt or knows who is responsible should contact police on 101 and quote 44394/14.