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Public order offence in Barnstaple

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Witnesses sought by police

Police investigating an incident of public disorder in Barnstaple are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

The incident took place on Sunday 25 April, soon after midnight, when a large group of people were involved in an altercation in Silver Street, Barnstaple.

One person sustained minor injuries.

A man aged 19, from Braunton, was arrested on suspicion of affray, and has been released under investigation, pending further enquiries.

Another man, aged 18, from Bideford, was given a warning for being drunk and disorderly and taken home.

Police are calling on any witnesses to come forward with information.

If you witnessed the incident or have any information that could help the police with their enquiries, please email police at or call 101, quoting crime reference CR/032846/21.

Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or via the charity’s website at

Can you help?

Please provide as much detail as you can remember

Or email or ring 101
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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

To report crime / incidents please use the Crime reporting form


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