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Man 'repeatedly kicked in head' in Plymouth

Man 'repeatedly kicked in head' in Plymouth

Published by Emma Carton at 7:26am 13th June 2019. (Updated at 2:31pm 13th June 2019)

Police investigate reports of a man repeatedly kicked in the head and body as he helped a woman up stairs in Plymouth.

The attack happened in the early hours of Sunday morning in the city centre.

Officers believe the victim in his 30s was approached from behind by three men, before being knocked to the floor.

They are urging anyone who saw something in Jigsaw Park, outside M&S to come forward.

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Police investigate reports of an attack against a man helping a woman up stairs in Plymouth. Photo: Google, Map Data 2019

"Police are appealing for witnesses following reports of an assault in Plymouth.

"The incident was reported to have taken place between 3am and 3.20am on Sunday 9th June in Jigsaw Park.

"The victim was reported to have been assisting a woman up the stairs outside M&S and Bills when he was assaulted by three men who approached him from behind, knocking him to the floor.

"The three men were reported to have repeatedly kicked the victim, a local man in his 30s, to the head and body.

"He was taken to Derriford hospital with multiple injuries and later released".

Devon and Cornwall Police

Police are keen to speak to the woman who had been assisted by the victim and anyone who was in the area at the time and may have witnessed the incident.

Anyone who witnessed the incident and anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting CR/050940/19.

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