Elderly man injured in alleged Ottery St Mary assault

Police have launched an investigation after an elderly man was allegedly assaulted in Ottery St Mary.

Officers are appealing for information and say the victim suffered a serious leg injury after falling into the road as a result of the alleged incident.

Devon and Cornwall Police say the alleged assault reportedly took place in Tip Hill at around 5.30pm on Tuesday (October 22).

They are urging anyone who witnessed the incident or who has information that could assist their enquiries to come forward.

Witnesses are asked to email 101@dc.police.uk or call 101, quoting crime reference number CR/095615/19.

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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