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UPDATE: Man Hurt In 'Speargun Attack'

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2:57pm 28th November 2014
(Updated 2:57pm 28th November 2014)

There have been arrests after reports of a speargun attack in St Austell.

Armed police found a man with a puncture wound to his back on Queen's Road on Thursday evening.

Two 18 year old men have been released on bail after being questioned on suspicion of affray.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Police were called around 6pm, 27th Nov after reports of a disturbance and man seen with a gun in Queens Road, St Austell.

"Officers, including armed response units, went to the scene where a group of men were in an altercation.

"One man suffered a puncture wound to his back.

"A weapon, described as a spear gun, was seized by officers."

2:57pm 28th November 2014

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