A 35-year-old Torrington man has been arrested for committing grievous bodily harm after an alleged assault in Ilfracombe last night.
Police were called to Hillsborough Terrace at 9.10pm following reports of a disturbance.
The man had allegedly assaulted a 36-year-old Ilfracombe man who was left with cuts to nose, his mouth and his rib cage.
The 35-year-old remains in custody while police carry out further enquires. It is expected the suspect will be interviewed by police later today.