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Assault, Plympton

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Appeal for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses and anyone with information following an assault on Glen Road, Plympton.

Investigating officer, PC Paul Carswell said:  ‘At around 3.30pm on Tuesday 6 March, we responded to reports of a road rage incident which developed into an assault.

“A car and a van pulled over and a verbal argument began between the occupants. This then developed into a physical assault committed by the two occupants of the van.

“The victim, a 39-year-old man, sustained bruising as a result of the incident.

“We believe that witnesses may have recorded the incident on mobile phones.

“This incident took place near a school, at the end of the day, so I’m hopeful that someone witnessed the incident and may have information that could help the investigation.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information is asked to contact police on or by calling 101, quoting CR/019502/18.

Information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers via 0800 555111 or


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