Police appeal following Barnstaple park assault

Saturday afternoon attack in busy park

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following an assault in a busy Barnstaple park.

A 31-year-old local man suffered a bruised cheek in the attack in Rock Park at around 3.30pm on Saturday.

The offender is described as being around 23 years old, with dark hair. He was bare-chested and wearing dark trousers and was part of a group of five or six similarly-aged people.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by telephoning 101, quoting reference CB/11/3063.

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