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Police seek 'good samaritan' after assault

The incident happened in Barnstaple on Tuesday June 11

Police are looking for a ‘good samaritan’ after a woman was assaulted in Barnstaple last week

The assault happened following an altercation between two women in the street at Westaway Heights, Pilton, on Tuesday 11 June.

One of the women was punched in the face by the other. The victim was then pulled to the ground and further kicked and punched.

The victim, aged 22, sustained facial injuries in the incident which happened between 2.40pm and 2.50pm. It is believed the pair are known to each other.

Police are seeking witnesses and are particularly keen to trace an unknown man who went to the victim’s aid as he may have vital information.

Anyone who has information to assist with the investigation is asked to contact police via or by phone on 101, quoting crime reference CR/051725/19.

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