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Police appeal for witnesses after Torquay assault
9:10am Monday 11th June 2012 in Devon
Torbay are appealing for witnesses after two men were assaulted on Ellacombe Road in Torquay during the early hours of Sunday, June 3.
The two victims, aged in their forties had been walking along Ellacombe Road at around 1am after a night out.
They were confronted by a group made up of several men and at least one female and knocked to the ground, with the assault still continuing while they were on the ground.
Both the victims were taken to Torbay Hospital by ambulance for head injuries, although not serious they suffered bruising and cuts.
A person believed to be with the group was heard to try to intervene and stop the attack on the two victims without success.
Police would like to hear from anyone with information in relation to this assault. Please contact police on 101 or anonymously by using Crime stoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting crime reference number FT/12/4016.