POLICE in Newton Abbot are appealing for information and witnesses after an alleged attack involving a man with a Staffordshire Bull terrier-type dog.
A man suffered facial injuries in the incident which happened in the early hours of the morning in The Avenue.
Police say the was attacked when he went to the aid of a woman involved in an altercation.
The incident happened at around 1.30am on Sunday.
The victim was allegedly assaulted by two men.
Police said one of the attackers wore a baseball cap and had a Staffordshire Bull Terrier type-dog.
Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the attack and are particularly keen to talk to two women seen near the incident, one of whom was seen to be using a mobile phone and is was described as being upset.
Anybody with any information should ring 101 quoting the crime reference number JN/13/2259.