Appeal for witnesses after pedestrian assaulted by cyclist

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(Last Updated On: February 16, 2022)

Police have appealed for witnesses following an assault in Exeter.

The incident happened on Western way, at around 1am on Sunday 6 February.

It was reported that a pedestrian was knocked down in a collision with a cyclist and then assaulted by a second cyclist, who used his bike saddle in the assault. Police are investigating.

The pedestrian sustained a serious cut to his head and a broken tooth.

Both cyclists left the scene and are described as white males in their 20s, of slim build, with brown hair. One was riding a purple BMX.

If you witnessed the incident, have any information or dashcam footage that could help the police with their enquiries, please email 101@dc.police.uk or call 101, quoting CR/010868/22.

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