A YOUNG girl was hit on the heard during a disorder incident in a Somerset town.

Police say a man on crutches was verbally abusive towards a woman and a man last Monday (July 8) at around 3.15pm at Milford School, Yeovil.

The verbal abuse continued as the group walked down Chelston Avenue onto St Georges Avenue.

During the incident a young girl was struck on the head.

A 46-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and has since been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

If you were in the area at the time and saw anything, or you think you may have information that can help our investigation, call 101 and quote reference number 5219155081.