Man suffers ‘serious injuries’ in Bideford quay assault

09:43 26 September 2012

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Police say the man in his 20s suffered lacerations and abrasions to his face.

A MAN has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after an assault on Bideford Quay early yesterday evening (Tues).

The man in his 20s was taken to North Devon District Hospital with lacerations and abrasions to his face after the attack around 6.30pm.

An 18-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing GBH and is currently still in custody awaiting interview.

It is believed the victim was attacked with a glass bottle.

Police officers taped off the scene while investigations were underway.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Police on 101 quoting crime reference number CD12/1825.

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