Devon and Cornwall Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault at Exeter Chiefs’ Sandy Park stadium.

Officers are currently investigating an incident which took place on Saturday April 20 between 9.30pm and 11pm in the outside toilet area next to the Powderham Castle Bar.

The injured party was taken to hospital where he underwent surgery.

A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and is currently on police bail.

A police spokesman said: "It is reported that two men became involved in a discussion before one man shoved the other backwards causing him to fall to the ground. Whilst on the ground it is alleged the suspect stamped on the man’s ankle a number of times, resulting in numerous fractures to the leg and ankle."

Anybody who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police on 101 or via our website quoting crime reference 50240094496