POLICE in Barnstaple are appealing for witnesses following an assault in a town centre housing estate. A 47-year-old man suffered cuts and swelling to his face as a result of the attack in Gould Road, Forches on Tuesday, June 8, between 8 and 8.15pm. The

POLICE in Barnstaple are appealing for witnesses following an assault in a town centre housing estate.

A 47-year-old man suffered cuts and swelling to his face as a result of the attack in Gould Road, Forches on Tuesday, June 8, between 8 and 8.15pm.

The suspect is described as a white man, aged in his late teens. He is thought to be approximately 6'2" in height, thin faced, of slim build, with short blonde hair.

Anyone who witnessed the assault, or has any information is asked to contact the Police on 08452 777444 quoting police incident CB/10/2096.