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UPDATE: St Ives Attack

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Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 1:07pm 24th October 2014. (Updated at 3:53pm 24th October 2014)

Police are investigating reports of an attack on a woman in St Ives.

Officers got the call first thing.

They tell Pirate FM it is thought to have happened in the early hours of the morning on Higher Tregenna Road.

Part of the road near the school was shut for several hours while investigators went over the scene.

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said: "Police were called to an address in St Ives around 9am this morning (24 October) after a report a woman had been assaulted in the town.

"Officers are investigating a potential assault on a woman in Higher Tregenna Road, St Ives in the early hours of the morning.

"The enquiry is at an early stage and at this time the nature of the incident is not fully known.

"Higher Tregenna Road has been closed while scene of crimes officers carry out investigations.

"Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log reference 161 24/10/14, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111."

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