POLICE are appealing for witnesses of an alleged assault at Exeter Chiefs’ Sandy Park stadium which left a man in hospital. 

The incident took place on Saturday, April 20 between 9.30pm and 11pm in the outside toilet area next to the Powderham Castle Bar, police said. 

Two men reportedly “became involved in a discussion” before one man shoved the other backwards causing him to fall to the ground.  

Whilst on the ground, the suspect allegedly stamped on the man’s ankle a number of times. 

The man was left with numerous fractures to the leg and ankle and had to be taken to hospital where he had surgery. 

A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and is currently on police bail. 

Anybody who saw what happened is asked to telephone police on 101 or get in touch online quoting crime reference 50240094496.