Police appeal for witnesses following serious assault in car park

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Police have appealed for witnesses to a serious assault in a car park in Kingsteignton.

The incident happened between 6.45pm and 7.05pm on Friday 23rdSeptember 2016 outside Halfords in the Hackney Retail Park, Newton Road.

A 20 year old man from Kingskerswell, was subjected to an unprovoked assault by three men whilst toping up his engine oil in the car park. The victim was hospitalised due to his injuries and has had surgery before being discharged a few days later.

DC Rich Jones said “We wish to speak to anyone who may have seen or heard this incident and anyone in the area at the time.  We are aware that there were potential witnesses in the area and the investigating officer is very keen to speak to these people to obtain their accounts.”

If you have any information that could help with this investigation, please contact the police by email at 101@dc.police.uk or by calling call 101, quoting crime reference CR/067789/16 Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers, by calling 0800 555 111 or reporting online atwww.crimestoppers-uk.org

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