Appeal after serious assault in Newton Abbot

Witnesses are sought to a serious assault in Newton Abbot which left the victim with a broken jaw.

The assault happened between 2.30am and 3.30am on Sunday (14 April) close to Gorman Metals in Kingsteignton Road.

The 20-year-old victim, from Newton Abbot, was walking from Enigma Nightclub with a friend when he was involved in a brief verbal altercation with an unknown man.

He was then assaulted by the man and had to be taken to Torbay District Hospital with a fractured jaw, and facial cuts and bruises.

Police are appealing for witnesses and are seeking a suspect who is described as white, around 5ft 10ins tall, of medium build with brown mousy hair.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police by telephoning 101, quoting crime reference JN/13/918 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, or via

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