A "NUMBER of people" forced their way into a property in Taunton in a suspected armed burglary.

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary.

A man in his 20s suffered a minor injury in the incident at premises in Wordsworth Drive.

Police were called to reports of the suspects forcing their way into the property at around 7.25pm last Thursday (November 21).

The 16-year-old was taken into custody and interviewed before being released under investigation.

The victim suffered a "minor cut to a finger". It is unknown how the injury occurred.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesman said: "A 16-year-old was arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary.

"The arrest followed an incident at a property in Wordsworth Drive, Taunton, in which a number of people entered the property.

"During the incident a man in his 20s sustained a minor cut to the finger.

"Enquiries are ongoing."