A WOMAN and three children were threatened by a boy with a knife in Bridgwater.

Police are appealing for witnesses who saw the incident on October 17 at 2.45pm.

The boy, who is between 12-13 years old, was in the park on Chamberlin Avenue when he threatened the woman and three children.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said: "The boy, who was with a large group of children aged between 12 and 15, is described as white, around 12 or 13-years-old, of slim build with a blonde top knot.

"He was wearing a black and white T-shirt, shorts and rode a black and green scooter.

"No one was hurt in the incident.

"Anyone who witnessed the incident or who recognises the description of the boy is asked to call 101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5220235784.

"Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via their anonymous online form.

"No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers."