Appeal after teenager hit in face with broken bottle

(Last Updated On: October 12, 2020)

Police have appealed for witnesses after a teenager was hit in the face with a broken bottle at the weekend.

The 16-year-old boy needed stitches following the incident in Plymouth on Saturday 10th October.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: “It is alleged that an adult male was filming a group of young people gathering in the covered promenade and was asked to stop by the victim.

“The teen was then assaulted, struck with a broken bottle and suffered a deep cut to his face which required hospital treatment and stitches.

“The suspect is described as an adult male with dark hair, aged in his 30s, around 5ft 10in in height, and of slim build.

“It is known there were around 20 young people in the area at the time who may have witnessed the assault.”

Anyone with information is urged to call police on 101, or email, quoting crime reference CR/085599/20.
Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111, or via

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One Comment

  1. I'm so sorry to hear about the accident with a bottle