POLICE in Barnstaple are seeking witnesses for a sexual assault that is alleged to have taken place on Monday, July 7 at around 3pm. A 32-year-old local woman was walking along Barnstaple High Street from Youings towards Mermaid Walk. Police are looking f

POLICE in Barnstaple are seeking witnesses for a sexual assault that is alleged to have taken place on Monday, July 7 at around 3pm.A 32-year-old local woman was walking along Barnstaple High Street from Youings towards Mermaid Walk.Police are looking for any witnesses who may have witnessed the offence.The offender is described as a white male, aged 16-18, of average build and about 5' '7' tall. He had dark spiky hair and was wearing a white tracksuit top and dark bottoms and trainers. Anyone with any information is asked to contact the police on 08452 777 444 or ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting crime reference CB/08/3065.