Police hunt attacker after Ottery man punched in face by stranger

AN OTTERY man was punched to the ground by a stranger and left with facial injuries after an attack in Exeter on Wednesday.

AN OTTERY man was punched to the ground by a stranger and left with facial injuries after an attack in Exeter on Wednesday.

Police said the 61-year old was floored after being struck in the face by an unknown teenager in Martins Lane, near the city's Cathedral Green.

A hunt is now underway for the attacker.

The incident took place at around 5.15pm. The teenager is described as six feet tall, of slim build, with tanned skin and short, fair hair. He was wearing a white top at the time.

Anybody with information can contact police on 08452 777 444, or contact Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.