Appeal for witnesses following assault in Exeter

(Last Updated On: June 17, 2021)

Police have appealed to the public for information following an assault in Exeter earlier this week, asking for any witnesses or anyone with information to contact them.

Police were called to reports of an altercation outside St Sidwell’s Chapel, on Sidwell Street, between 3.30pm and 4pm, on Tuesday 15 June.

A 23-year-old local man has been arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning actual bodily harm and assaulting an emergency worker, and has been released on police bail, pending further enquiries, to return on Saturday 24 July.

Email or call 101, quoting crime reference CR/049536/21 with information. Alternatively, information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or via the charity’s website at

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