Young woman injured in afternoon assault

A YOUNG woman suffered head injuries during a daytime assault in Combe Martin on Saturday.

The victim, who is from the village and said to be in her late teens, was attacked by a similar aged woman on the High Street at around 2pm.

She sustained a bruised, swollen face and a damaged tooth in the alleged assault.

Police believe passing motorists could have witnessed the incident and are keen to hear from any other potential witnesses in the area at the time.

Anyone with any information can telephone police on 101 or CrimeStoppers on 0800 555111, quoting crime reference CI/11/955.