Man assaulted whilst fishing in Bideford

Police have launched an investigation after a man was assaulted in Bideford.

Between 9-9:45pm on Sunday 11th June, a 51-year-old man was fishing on The Old Bridge, Bideford, when we was approached and subsequently assaulted twice by the same man, who threw his fishing rod into the river following the attack.

It is believed that two men who were driving past in a white van came to the aid of the victim, police would like to identify and speak to these potential witnesses.

Anyone with information that can assist local police with their investigation is asked to contact [email protected] quoting crime number CR/046368/17.

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

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