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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 3:26pm 16th October 2014

Police step up the hunt for a man they want to speak to in connection with an attack in Newquay.

The victim in his 30s had to have 18 stitches after being punched in the face on East Street.

It happened in the early hours of August the third.

Detectives have released new CCTV footage.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Police are seeking the public's to help identify a man in connection with a serious assault which left a Newquay man with a serious facial injury.
 
"Officers were called to East Street around 3.40am on Sunday 3 August after the 32 year old victim was assaulted by another man.

"The victim, who is from Newquay, was punched twice in the face causing a nasty cut above his eye which required 18 stitches during hospital treatment. The offender ran off shouting further abuse after committing the assault.
 
"Police have now released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the assault and are asking the public to contact them if they recognise him.
 
"If anyone has any information please contact Newquay CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111, quoting crime reference CR/095318/14."

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