Suspect arrested and released on police bail after daylight altercation

A BIDEFORD man has been arrested on suspicion of assault following an incident on June 23.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the attack, which left a 25-year-old victim with two black eyes and cuts to the face, and which took place at the junction of North Road and Cold Harbour in Bideford at around 4pm.

Police believe there was a lot of shouting between the two males and that the incident only lasted a matter of minutes.

The 36-year-old suspect has been released on bail until August 5.

Anyone with information should call the police on 101, quoting crime reference CR/83999/14.