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Witnesses sought to Bideford assault

Alert message sent 15/07/2020 10:23:00

Information sent on behalf of Devon and Cornwall Police


Man injured with broken bottle
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted with a broken bottle in Bideford.
The incident happened in Mill Street, close to the Co-op store, around 8.45pm on 9 July.
A man was struck on the arm with the bottle after an argument with another man. The victim, in his 20s, sustained a serious cut to his arm.
The suspect then allegedly subjected bystanders to racially abusive remarks.
A 28-year-old man from Barnstaple has been arrested on suspicion of assault GBH with intent and racially aggravated public order. He has been released on bail until 6 August.
Police would like to speak with anyone who witnessed the incident in Mill Street or overheard any of the words shouted.
Please contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or telephone 101, quoting crime reference CR/055243/20.
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Linzi Berryman (Police, DC Alert Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

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