Police seek witnesses to Bideford assault in broad daylight.

A 48-year-old man suffered facial and arm injuries in a riverside assault in Bideford.

The victim was allegedly attacked on the pathway by the Bank End car park, on Monday, December 2, at around 2.30pm.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 40s. He is thought to be at least 6ft tall.

Police are keen to speak to a number of potential witnesses, particularly two men from a nearby white van who broke up the incident and prevented the victim from receiving further injury.

Anyone with any information, especially the two men in the van, is asked to contact DC David Major at Bideford CID by dialling 101, quoting crime ref. CD/13/2278.