Police have released CCTV images of a teenager they wish to speak to in connection with an alleged assault in Barnstaple.
Officers said the unprovoked assault occurred in St Mary’s Road at around 7.45pm on Friday, August 16.
A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesman said: “The victim, a 53-year-old Barnstaple man, was walking towards the town when he saw a group of people who barged past him.
“The victim crossed the road and then one of the members of the group allegedly punched him in the face causing a broken nose and bruising to his eyes.
“The teenager we would like to speak to is described as white, aged between 16 and 18, medium build, around 5ft 10, with short dark hair.
“He had a mole or mark on his right cheek. He was wearing a black top, dark trousers/jeans and was carrying a jumper in his hand.”
Anyone who recognises the teenager in the above picture, or has any information that may assist with the investigation, is asked to call PC Steve Wall on 101 quoting CB/13/2417.