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Assault, Newton Abbot

Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Newton Abbot which left a man with serious injuries.

The incident happened at around 3am on Saturday 29 April outside Bar 7 on Market Street and involved two men who were not known to one another.

Following an altercation, one of the men bit the top of the other man’s ear off resulting in it becoming detached. The victim, who is in his 20s, was taken to hospital.

A 25-year-old man from Sidmouth was arrested on suspicion of assault and affray and is currently on police bail until 18th July.

If you witnessed the incident or have any information that could help with enquiries, please contact police via our website here or by calling 101 quoting reference 50230128836.

Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or via the charity’s website at www.crimestoppers-org.uk

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