Man assaulted when he tried to help female
A man was assaulted by two men when he went to the aid of a distressed woman. The victim was on Avenue Road in Newton Abbot at 1.30am on Sunday when he tried to intervene in an altercation. However he found himself under attack by two men as a result and suffered facial injuries. One of the attackers wore a baseball cap and had a Staffordshire bull terrier type-dog with him. Police believe two women were nearby, one of whom was on a mobile phone, and have urged them to get in touch.