Man suffers facial injuries in riverside attack


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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.

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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.

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