Police are hunting a man with a large crooked nose and a tattoo who punched and spat at a man in the street.

Police in Barnstaple are appealing for information after the victim was assaulted while walking along Constitution Hill.

The incident happened on Friday, October 16.

At around 3.15pm a man in his 40s was followed by another male, who proceeded to shout abuse at him, spit at him and punch him in the head.

Devon and Cornwall Police said: “The suspect is described as a while male in his mid-30s, 5’8” in height, of medium to stocky build, with a large crooked nose and a tattoo going down onto his right hand. He was wearing a black baseball cap with white lettering, and dark blue jacket.

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“Police would like to hear from anyone who may have witnessed this incident, or may have commercial or private CCTV or dashcam footage in the areas of Forches Avenue and Constitution Hill for the relevant time, which may have captured the incident.

Anyone with any information which could assist police enquiries is asked to phone 101 or email 101@dc.police.uk quoting crime reference CR/087593/20.





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