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Police appeal following assault in Paignton

A 17-year-old girl was allegedly pushed over by a cyclist. Credit: PA

A pedestrian has been injured following an incident involving a cyclist on Brixham Road in Paignton which happened on Tuesday 9 January 2018.

At around 5.15pm a female pedestrian, a 17-year-old girl, was walking along a dual-use footpath when she was allegedly pushed over by a cyclist. The cyclist left the scene.

The girl suffered a substantial arm injury and a knock to her head.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the incident and anyone with information.


Kings Ash Road in Paignton to close for urgent repairs

Torbay Council will be closing Kings Ash Road in Paignton, between Foxhole Road and Whitebeam Close, from 1 pm until 2 pm today, 24 October, to carry out emergency repairs.

It says that this is in addition to the temporary traffic lights that are already in operation between Foxhole Road and Waterleat Road.

It warns that the closure, which it says is urgent, will cause major traffic disruptions and delays in and around Kings Ash Road.

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