News article


Assault, Torquay

Police car 1

Appeal for information

Police are appealing for witnesses following reports of an assault in Torquay.

The incident was reported to have taken place at around 11.30pm on Saturday 17 October in Fleet Walk, Fleet Street.

The victims were approached by a group of people who assaulted them.

The male victim, a man in his 30s, was reportedly assaulted to the head causing visible injury. He was taken to hospital for treatment and later released.

The female victim, a woman in her 30s, was reportedly grabbed and assaulted. She did not require medical treatment.

A 19-year-old woman and two boys aged 16 and 14, from Torquay were arrested in connection to the incident and later released under investigation pending further enquiries.

Investigating officer, DC Sara Freestone said: “The victims are believed to have listening to a busker in the street when they were approached by a group of people, unknown to them, and assaulted.

“I’m keen to hear from anyone who was in the area at the time and may have information which could assist the investigation.”

Anyone who witnessed the incident and anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting CR/087840/20.


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

Contact

Media Office
Devon & Cornwall Police, Media Office
Police headquarters, Middlemoor
Exeter
Devon
EX2 7HQ

Non Emergency Directory (NED)

Current location: Change

There seems to be a problem, please refresh the page and try again.

©2015 Devon and Cornwall Constabulary


Content uploaded: |
Content correct on page at last modification date.
Devon and Cornwall Police are NOT accountable for the content of external websites