Serious assaults, Bideford
Witness appeal for two separate attacks on same evening
Police in North Devon are appealing for witnesses of two separate assaults in Bideford on Monday, 30 December.
A 56-year-old man from Bideford was attacked by two men and a woman near to the Lundy Shore Office/public toilets on Bideford Quay at around 5.30pm. He was repeatedly kicked and suffered facial injuries in the incident.
A 39-year-old man from Instow and a 20-year-old man from Torrington have been arrested on suspicion of assault causing actual bodily harm in connection with the incident and have been released on police bail until January 27.
Crime reference number CR/116948/19 relates.
Another separate attack took place outside Crabby Dicks Lounge & Bar on Cooper Street at around 7.30pm in which a 20-year-old man from Torrington was knocked unconscious after being attacked by a man and a woman.
Crime reference number CR/116971/19 relates.
Anyone with any information about either assault is asked to contact police on 101 quoting the relevant crime reference number.
Author ID: 681