Man assaulted in Barnstaple street

A man in his 50s was pushed to the ground and kicked while walking along Bicton Street in Barnstaple. Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which took place at 4pm on Wednesday, September 9. The victim was bumped into by three men as he wa

A man in his 50s was pushed to the ground and kicked while walking along Bicton Street in Barnstaple.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident, which took place at 4pm on Wednesday, September 9.

The victim was bumped into by three men as he walked in the street. They pushed him to the ground and kicked him in the stomach and face. The man escaped with minor injuries.

One of the men police are looking for is described as being white, in his late 20s to early 30s, 6ft tall and of slim build. He had black, messy hair and a goatee beard. He was wearing jeans and a neon-coloured shell suit top and black boots.


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Anyone who recognises this description or who witnessed the assault is asked to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111, quoting crime reference CB/09/3623.

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