Serious facial injuries for boy
A TEENAGE boy was left with a broken jaw and missing teeth after an alleged assault in Devonport, say police.
Investigators are now appealing for witnesses who may have seen the 17-year-old in or around the Marlborough Row area of the town any time between 2am and 3.50am on Thursday, December 27.
It is understood that despite suffering serious facial injuries, the teenager managed to get from the alley, which is set behind the Marlborough Street shops, to an address around a quarter of a mile away from where paramedics were called.
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"We want to hear from anyone who may have been in the area of Marlborough Street between 2am and 3.50am on December 28."
If you can assist police contact them on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting crime reference ED/12/7225.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm and bailed until March 25 next year pending further inquiries.