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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.

Can you help?

Please provide as much detail as you can remember

Or email or ring 101
67101 sms/text number for the deaf/hard hearing/speech impaired
18001 101 Minicom/Textphone
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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