Pirate FM News

Keep up to date with the latest news delivered direct to your Inbox.

Attempted Mugging On Woman

police car
Delicious Submit this page to reddit

1:58pm 16th June 2014

A woman has been left shaken after an attempted mugging in Truro.

It happened in broad daylight on Penwerris Road Friday teatime.

A scruffy man dressed in t-shirt and jeans tried to snatch her mobile.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Some time between 5pm and 5.30pm on Friday, June 13th the woman was walking near the Londis store on Penwerris Road, Truro, when she was approached by a man who tried to snatch her mobile phone.
 
"The victim was not hurt during the incident and did not have her phone taken, but was left shaken.
 
"The offender is described as a white man with a pale complexion, aged 18 to 22 years, 5ft 7 ins tall and of slim build.
 
"He had dark hair, a scruffy appearance and was wearing a dark T-Shirt, blue jeans and white trainers.
 
"Police would like to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the incident or may know the offender.
 
Anyone who can help is asked to contact 101 quoting crime reference CR/081344/14."

1:58pm 16th June 2014

Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit
Suggested articles
police officer

Woman has bag grabbed in attempted robbery

Police say she fell to the ground in Plymouth

falmouth fall

Major rescue as woman falls over cliff edge wall

Crews called to Falmouth say she was drunk

Most read
a38 crash

At least two people seriously injured in A38 crash

It scrambled police, fire crews and air ambulance

H&A 1

Death of young man at Cornish recycling plant

Police are making enquiries at the site in Redruth

Top articles

At least two people seriously injured in A38 crash

Cornwall News: It scrambled police, fire crews and air ambulance

Pirate FM Cornwall News Update - 7th January 2016

Cornwall Video News: Officials say they’re holding talks to find new jobs for hundreds of workers in Bodmin.

Philip Hammond's pre-Budget interviews overshadowed by gaffe

National News: Philip Hammond has been accused of being out of touch after claiming "there are no unemployed people" in his pre-Budget interviews.

UPDATE: Body found on popular Cornish beach

Cornwall News: Police say death at Watergate Bay 'isn't suspicious'

Songs Of Praise host Aled Jones off air after 'inappropriate contact' claim

Showbiz News: Aled Jones will not appear on the BBC while the corporation investigates claims of inappropriate behaviour.

Robert Mugabe dismissed as ZANU-PF leader

World News: Robert Mugabe has been dismissed as leader of the ruling ZANU-PF party, according to Reuters.

Grigor Dimitrov defeats Jack Sock to set up final against David Goffin at ATP Finals

Sports News: Grigor Dimitrov set up a final showdown with David Goffin at the ATP Finals in London after battling past Jack Sock 4-6 6-0 6-3 on Saturday night.

Gritsy Bitsy and David Plowie show true grit to triumph in naming contest

Strange News: Doncaster Council's two new gritting lorries have been named after an "incredibly tight" public poll attracted more than 40,000 votes.

Newer article

Fake Surrogate Mum Conned Cornish Couple

Cornwall News: Louise Pollard convinced them to hand over £10,000 to have their baby - and then disappeared

Older article

1000 Cornish Children Have Teeth Pulled Every Year

Cornwall News: A new scheme is launching to help stop tooth decay.

Pirate Extra Pirate 70s Escape LoveCornwall