Assault in Barnstaple nightclub

Police are appealing for any information about an assault that took place in the early hours of Friday morning, June 12, in Toko nightclub in Barnstaple. At about 1.30 am the victim, a 23-year-old man from the Illfracombe area was dancing on the dance fl

POLICE are appealing for any information about an assault that took place in the early hours of Friday morning, June 12, in Toko nightclub in Barnstaple.At about 1.30 am the victim, a 23-year-old man from the Illfracombe area was dancing on the dance floor with a female friend, when a man started dancing nearby and pestering them. The victim asked him to move away and was immediately punched in the face by the man, leaving him with a serious facial injury.The attacker is described as a white man in his 20s, approximately 6 ft tall and of slim, muscular build. He had short, dark hair and was wearing a light coloured, possibly cream T-shirt.If anyone has any information or witnessed this incident could they please contact the police on 08452 777444 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting crime ref. CB/09/2364.


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