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Police issue appeal for witnesses of Exmouth assault

By Will Goddard

12th May 2022 | Local News

Devon and Cornwall Police vehicle (Pixabay)
Devon and Cornwall Police vehicle (Pixabay)

Police investigating reports of an assault on two men in Exmouth have issued an appeal for witnesses to come forward.

An altercation involving four men took place on Sunday 10 April on Imperial Road, and officers were called between 2.40am and 2.55am. One of the men sustained injuries to his head and face and needed hospital treatment.

Two suspects left the scene, with one described as white, male, aged in his mid-to-late 20s, with blond hair and a 'chubby' build.

Police have said that they would like to hear from two women believed to be in a black BMW who got out and helped one of the injured men.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Police investigating reports of an assault on two men in Exmouth on Sunday 10 April are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

"Officers were called to reports of an altercation involving four men in Imperial Road, between 2.40am and 2.55am.

"A man in his 20s sustained head and facial injuries which required treatment in hospital. A second man was less seriously injured and did not require treatment.

"Two suspects left the scene, with one described as a white male, in his mid-to-late 20s, with blond hair and being of a chubby build.

"Officers would particularly like to hear from two women who they believe were in a black BMW and got out to help the injured man.

"The police would also like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information that could help with their enquiries."

To get in touch you can email [email protected] or call 101, quoting crime reference number CR/030079/22.

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