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Serious assault in Exeter

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Witness appeal

Officers are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Exeter on Saturday 25 November 2017.

The incident happened on the Western Way Inner Bypass at around 3.20am by the Kingfisher halls of residence.

A male offender, known to the two victims, allegedly assaulted them with a bladed article causing injury to the arm and the shoulder. The victims received minor injuries.

A 20-year-old man from Exeter was arrested on suspicion of GBH with intent and released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the incident and ask for anyone who was in the area at the time and has information to contact police via or by calling 101 quoting CR/102522/17.

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