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Police appeal for witnesses after Plymouth assault

Police in Plymouth are appealing for witnesses following an assault in the city on Saturday (19 October).

The victim, a 39-year-old local man, was threatened and assaulted in the incident at Kinnard Crescent in Southway in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Four suspects - three males and one female all described as being between 18 and 25-years-old - made off down the cut-...

Nine-year-old girl grabbed by man while playing hide and seek

Police are appealing for information after a nine-year-old girl was grabbed by a man while playing hide and seek in the gardens at Dartington Hall.

The incident happened on Saturday afternoon (12 Oct) when the girl was playing near to the donkey statue at Dartington Hall. The girl, from the Totnes area, was approached from behind by a young man who grabbed her arm. She managed to kick...

Police appeal following Barbican bar assault

Police in Plymouth are appealing for information following an assault in the Barbican area.

The incident took place in Bar Rakuda on Quay Road on the Barbican just after 1am on 7 September 2013.

The victim, a 23-year-old local man, was assaulted in an apparently unprovoked attack on the dance floor by an unknown man who punched him to the head from behind.

The assault...

Diners assaulted in Tavistock restaurant

Police in Tavistock are appealing for witnesses and information after an incident in the Ganges restaurant on West Street in Tavistock.

At around 11pm on Sunday 25 August 2013, three customers of the restaurant are believed to have been assaulted both physically and verbally while inside the premises.

The victims, a man and two women, suffered significant verbal abuse and were...

Police appeal following gang assault on three teenagers in the city

Police in Plymouth are appealing for witnesses after two teenagers were attacked in the Southway Drive area of the city on Saturday (31 August).

At around 9.30pm, three teenage males aged between 17 and 18 years were walking from Frontfield Crescent to Southway Drive when two of them were shouted at and attacked by a large group of ten to 12 people aged between 17 and 20 years....

Police appeal after 14-year-old girl is assaulted in Plymbridge Woods

Police in Plymouth are appealing for information and witnesses after a 14-year-old girl was assaulted in Plymbridge Woods.

Just after 12 midnight on Sunday 21 July 2013, the victim, who has not been named, was walking in the woods when she was assaulted by another man and woman.

The victim was slapped and put in a headlock by the pair during the unprovoked attack.

The...

Man assaulted with glass bottle in Plymouth bar

Two men are in Police custody after a 33-year-old man was assaulted with a glass bottle at a Plymouth bar.

The incident took place at the Cuba bar in Mutley at around 1.40am on Friday 26 July.

The victim attempted to intervene when a fight broke out inside the bar and was then hit with the bottle, sustaining a cut to the back of the head.

Two men aged 24 and 21 years...

Police call for witnesses after assault in West Park

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was assaulted in West Park, Plymouth on Sunday 14 July.

The incident happened at about 2am in Shaldon Crescent.

A 29-year-old man confronted a man who was damaging his car, a green Vauxhall Astra, parked on his drive.

The 29-year-old victim and his partner were then assaulted by that man and another.

During the...

Police seek witnesses to assault on young Plymouth woman

Witnesses are sought by police after a 19-year-old woman was assaulted in a Plymouth street on Monday 15 July.

The woman was walking on Culver Way in Eggbuckland when she was approached from behind by an unknown man who threw her to the ground and punched her several times.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have seen the man in the area at the time of the assault,...

Fourth person held in connection with Looe attacks

A fourth man (a 22-year-old from Looe) has been arrested in connection with a series of attacks in Looe.

The man has been released on police bail until this evening (22 July).

A man and a woman from Plymouth and a woman from Liskeard were victims of what the police have described as a "nasty series of events" in Looe on Saturday 13 July.

Devon and Cornwall Police are...

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