Police appeal over Lympstone assault
DETECTIVES are appealing for information after a 38-year-old Lympstone man was assaulted in the village at the end of the famous furry dance event. Two men, a 24 and a 17-year-old man, both from Lympstone, were arrested in connection with the assault and
DETECTIVES are appealing for information after a 38-year-old Lympstone man was assaulted in the village at the end of the famous furry dance event.
Two men, a 24 and a 17-year-old man, both from Lympstone, were arrested in connection with the assault and released on police bail until October 5.
The victim was left with a wound after he was struck on the head.
The incident happened in Strawberry Hill at the end of the furry dance celebrations.
You may also want to watch:
Police attended and are appealing for witnesses to the altercation to come forward.
Anyone with information should contact crimestoppers on 0800 555111, quoting crime reference number KE/09/2210.
- 1 Changes made to Exmouth bus route following national lockdown
- 2 Do you know who owns the Magnolia clock?
- 3 Introducing the Journal's newest columnst - Scott Gray
- 4 Open Door is here for the community during lockdown 3.0
- 5 Fishing vessel rescued by Exmouth RNLI
- 6 Headteacher ‘blown away’ by response to computer fundraising campaign
- 7 Town council’s slice of tax bill set to decrease
- 8 Rugby hopeful for a brighter summer
- 9 Budleigh café steps in to provide school lunch parcels
- 10 CLOSING - Exmouth's HSBC branch to shut later this year
Sergeant Phil Godfrey, of Exmouth police, said officers made three arrests in total at the event.
In a separate incident, one man was arrested for a public order offence and fined �80.
This year's Lympstone furry dance festivities included a fete and fun dog show, performances from a children's entertainer and Lympstone band, car boot sale and traditional dance.
The origins of the furry dance date back to the start of last century.