Man suffers head injury ’caused by glass bottle’ in Exmouth attack

A man suffered a serious head injury ’caused by a glass bottle’ after he was attacked by a group in Exmouth town centre, say police.

Officers are appealing for information over the assault which happened between The Strand and St Andrew’s Road at around 11.30pm on Saturday, June 4.

The victim, a local man aged in his 50s, needed hospital treatment.

A local man in his 50s was attacked by a group of men and subsequently sustained a head injury believed to have been caused by a glass bottle…

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “Emergency services were called following reports of a male having sustained serious injuries following an altercation between The Strand and St Andrew’s Road in Exmouth at around 11.30pm on Saturday, June 4.

“It was reported that one person, a local man in his 50s, was attacked by a group of men and subsequently sustained a head injury believed to have been caused by a glass bottle.

“He was taken to the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital for treatment and was later released.

“A police cordon was put in place near the area of the assault, this has since been lifted.

“At this time, no arrests have been made in connection to this matter.

“Police would like to hear from anyone who was in the area late on Saturday, June 4, and who may have information that could assist with the investigation.”

Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101, or email 101@dc.police.uk, quoting crime reference CR/048914/22.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling freephone 0800 555111.

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