BIDEFORD police are seeking witnesses to an assault by a man on a 26-year-old woman in Cooper Street, around midnight on Wednesday, May 20. The assault took place near to the junction with Mill Street.  An older man is believed to have intervened and pu

BIDEFORD police are seeking witnesses to an assault by a man on a 26-year-old woman in Cooper Street, around midnight on Wednesday, May 20.

The assault took place near to the junction with Mill Street.

An older man is believed to have intervened and pushed the male offender off the female. Police would like to speak with this man as a potential witness and anyone else who witnessed this assault.

Contact Bideford Police Station on 08452 777 444 or the confidential Crimestoppers line 0800 555 111, www.crimestoppers-uk.org, quoting crime reference CD/09/970.