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Assault, Barnstaple


Victim suffered a significant head injury

Police have appealed for witnesses following an assault in Barnstaple that left a man in hospital with a serious head injury.

Officers are investigating an incident in Boutport Street, near to the Anatolia 2 restaurant, at around 2am on Sunday 2 June.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was assaulted and suffered a significant head injury. He is currently receiving hospital treatment.

Anyone with information relating to the incident is urged to call police on 101, or email, quoting crime reference number CR/048615/19.

Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers via 0800 555111 or at

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