Exmouth girl left with facial injuries after being kicked and punched in attack

PUBLISHED: 12:49 05 June 2018

Devon and Cornwall Police are investigating the incident. Stock image.

Devon and Cornwall Police are investigating the incident. Stock image.


A vicious assault on a teenage girl in Exmouth, which left her with facial injuries, has prompted police to appeal for witnesses.

A teenage girl was ‘approached from behind’, kicked and punched before having a drink poured over her head, police say.

Police are now seeking witnesses to the incident, which happened on Tuesday, May 29, at around 9.30pm, outside the Exmouth Sports Centre, on Royal Avenue.

A spokesman for Devon and Cornwall Police said: “A teenage girl was present at a fun fair when she was approached from behind by two female offenders, who punched and kicked the girl and poured a drink over the girl’s head.

“The girl received facial injuries as a result of the incident. The investigation is currently ongoing and enquiries continue.”

Witnesses to the incident, or anyone with information can contact police via 101@dc.police.uk or by calling 101 and quoting CR/047043/18.

The assault happened less than 24 hours after another incident involving a number of teens.

Police said they were notified at around 10.30pm, on Monday, May 28, following ‘reports of a large-scale fight between juveniles on the Imperial Recreation Ground’.

This incident resulted in officers attending the scene and three juveniles being taken home.

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