Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault that took place in Bideford on Wednesday, July 11 which saw a man punched repeatedly by three attackers.

It happened on The Quay near the taxi rank between 9.45-10.05pm.

The victim, a man in his 30s, was allegedly assaulted by three unknown offenders.

The first punched the victim causing him to fall to the ground. The second and third then punched him to the back of the head and face.

The attackers are described as men aged 20 to 25. The first offender is described as wearing all black clothing with a black baseball cap.

The second is believed to be wearing a black t-shirt and blue jeans. The third offender is described as having a pointy chin and dimpled skin.

Anyone who witnessed the incident and anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101@dc.police.uk or call 101 quoting CR/062209/18.