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Assault - Barnstaple

Alert message sent 08/09/2020 09:02:00

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Witnesses sought

Police are appealing for witnesses of an altercation between two men in Barnstaple town centre, during which one man is believed to have been assaulted with a bike chain.

The incident occurred at around 6pm on Friday 4 September outside Christ Church on Bear Street. Two men sustained head/facial injuries.

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or has mobile phone footage which could assist their enquiries.

A 29-year-old man from no fixed abode, Barnstaple, was arrested on suspicion of affray and released under investigation pending further enquiries.

A 47-year-old man from Barnstaple was arrested on suspicion of affray and possessing an offensive weapon in a public place and bailed until Thursday 17 September pending further enquiries.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 or via email at 101@dc.police.uk quoting Log 680  4/9/20.

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Shirley Craft (Police, Community Messaging Officer, Devon & Cornwall)

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