Robbery in Camborne

Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Camborne on Saturday 17 June 2017.

The incident took place just after 4.30pm in an alleyway in Gurneys Lane, Camborne.

The victim, a man in his 50s, was followed into an alleyway from the direction of the Square by offender/s who punched the victim several times, causing facial injuries.

He was then knocked to the ground and kicked. The offender/s made off with the victim’s wallet and personal items.

DC Joanne Sodergren said: “We are particularly keen to speak to a group of young people who walked through the Square immediately after the incident and may have vital information that could assist with our investigation.

“This was a disgusting attack and we will not tolerate such incidents in our Force area.”

Police would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the attack, or who was in and around the area at the time.

Anyone who can assist is asked to contact DC Joanne Sodergren on via [email protected] or by telephone on 101, quoting crime reference CR/048250/17.

Information can be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers via 0800 555111 or the charity’s website at

Source:: Devon and Cornwall Police News

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