Police called to ‘staff row’ at restaurant in Budleigh

Police were called to premises in Budleigh Salterton High Street after a report of “an altercation between two staff”.

The Journal understands several police cars and an ambulance attended the Taj Mahal Indian restaurant just before mid-day on Sunday.

A police spokesman would not confirm the business name, but said: “We were called to premises in the High Street after a report of an altercation between two staff members.

“Allegedly, one of the males picked up a cutlery knife. Nobody sustained any injuries.”

Police said an alleged offender left the scene and that the incident was being investigated by CID.

The spokesman added: “Staff have been spoken to and are assisting us with our enquiries. The cutlery knife was left at the scene.”

A spokesman for the South West Ambulance Trust confirmed an ambulance attended the Taj Mahal following a call-out at 11.15am.