Police appeal for witnesses to help track down man who assaulted the 22-year-old in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man received serious injuries in an assault in Ilfracombe.

The 22-year-old man was assaulted by another, unknown man on Ilfracombe High Street at around 2.30am on Sunday (July 3).

He was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

Officers are now appealing for witnesses to come forward and identify the offender.

If you witnessed the assault contact police by email at 101@dc.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting log 152 of July 3.

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or reporting online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org