A 17-year-old teenager sustained a suspected broken nose after allegedly being punched in the face in broad daylight at a churchyard in Barnstaple.
Police are appealing for witnesses to the alleged assault which occurred following an altercation between two groups of youths on Thursday, October 18.
A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said the victim sustained a suspected broken nose and cut above his left eye following the scuffle in St Pauls Churchyard, in Old Sticklepath Hill, at some point between 2pm and 2.30pm.
Officers are keen to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident or saw the two groups involved.
Anyone with information should contact police on 101, quoting police reference CB/12/3412.