Police are looking for information regarding the assault, which occurred on Sunday.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 38 year old man was assaulted outside a pub in Barnstaple.

The man was assaulted by three bearded men outside the Golden Lion Tap at around 9.20pm on Sunday September 25.

The man suffered bruising to his face, as well as other injuries to his body.

Police are asking anyone who may have seen the incident to call 101, quoting crime reference cr/068168/16, or email 101@dc.police.uk.

Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or going to www.crimestoppers-uk.org.