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Man stabbed in the leg on Teignmouth street
6:00am Wednesday 28th August 2013 in News
Police in Teignmouth are appealing for witnesses after a man was stabbed in the leg in the town.
At around midday on Sunday 25 August on the area of Clampitt Lane, a 32-year-old man received a serious knife wound to his leg in the assault.
The victim, who lives in Paignton, received treatment for the wound at Torbay Hospital before being later discharged.
A 55-year-old man from Teignmouth was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm, interviewed and later released on police bail until 3 October 2013.
Investigating officer DC Chris Empson said: “Police are now appealing for witnesses. Anyone who was in the area and who may have seen two males fighting or arguing between the Co-op and Clampitt Lane and Fore Street at around midday to please contact us.
“This was a busy summer bank holiday weekend and there would have been a lot of people in the area at the time of the incident.”
Anyone with information is asked to please call police on 101, quoting police ref. JG/13/1604.
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