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Man Charged With Attempted Murder

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 7:28am 29th May 2014 (Updated 3:59pm 29th May 2014)

A man has been charged with attempted murder - after a teenager was found with stab wounds in Saltash.

The nineteen year old was discovered by passers by on Alamein Road on Tuesday afternoon.

A twenty-five year old from the town will appear in front of Bodmin magistrates later on Thursday.

He has also been charged with possessing an offensive weapon after being questioned at Launceston police station.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Police have been out in the Alamein Road area of Saltash and will continue to do so over the next few days to answer any concerns the public may have and continue with our investigation. We understand that people are naturally concerned as this type of incident is rare in Cornwall.

"Our enquiries are ongoing and we are appealing for any witnesses who may have been in the Alamein Road area of Saltash on Tuesday 27th of May to contact Police on 101 quoting police reference  378 270514 or alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or report online at www.Crimestoppers-uk.org."

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