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Appeal after assault, Exeter

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Man left with facial injuries

Police are appealing for witnesses to an assault in Exeter on Friday [8 September] in which a 21-year-old man suffered facial injuries.

The incident happened in Exhibition Way on the Pinhoe Trading Estate sometime between 10.45pm and 11.15pm.

The victim was locking up his garage having moved his car when a young man came across the road and threw an egg at his vehicle.

When he followed the offender and challenged his actions he was set upon by a number of male youths. He was punched in the face and knocked to the ground, before being kicked and his head stamped on.

The offenders then ran off leaving the victim with a black eye and a missing tooth.

Police are investigating the assault and asking for anyone who saw the incident or has information about the offenders to contact police.

Please contact police via or by phone on 101, quoting crime reference CR/077595/17.

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quoting the crime reference number or pass on information to Crimestoppers anonymously via their Anonymous Online Form or call them on 0800 555 111

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