Runner in red t-shirt may have ‘vital information’ after clash between JCB driver and another runner on August 24

Witnesses are being sought after a fight on the Tarka Trail near Torrington between a JCB driver and a runner.

Police said the JCB telehandler driver, a 54-year-old Torrington man, was punched in the face and sustained a head injury and the other man also sustained minor injuries.

They are keen to trace another runner in a red t-shirt, who may have witnessed the incident on the trail near Tucking Mill on Sunday, August 24 between 5.30-6.30pm.

Police believe this man may have vital information and have urged him to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by emailing or by calling 101, quoting crime reference CR/073356/17.

Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers via 0800 555111 or by