Man, 21, suffers serious head injuries and needs surgery after ‘suspected assault’ in Exeter city centre

Police investigating a ‘suspected assault’ in which a 21-year-old man suffered serious head injuries in Exeter city centre have issued an appeal for information.

Detectives want to hear from anyone who saw an incident near to a taxi rank in Sidwell Street, outside of Poundland, at around 4am on Sunday, September 26.

Officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident and are appealing for witnesses to come forward…

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “The casualty sustained head injuries which required surgery, and is now recovering.

“Officers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the incident and are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

“Anyone with information is urged to call 101, or email 101@dc.police.uk, quoting crime reference CR/086149/21.

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

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