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Man 'slashed' during assault in Bodmin

Man 'slashed' during assault in Bodmin

Published by Helen Down at 3:18pm 14th February 2019. (Updated at 6:17am 15th February 2019)

A young man has reportedly been 'slashed' during an assault in Bodmin.

Police say the 23-year-old suffered injuries to his back and was taken to hospital.

Officers were called to a report of an 'altercation' in the Kinsman Estate area between 1am and 1.30am on Wednesday morning.

A 46-year-old man was arrested.

Police are investigating and anyone who saw what happened is asked to get in contact.

"Police are investigating a report of an assault which took place in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday 13th February 2019) in the Kinsman Estate area of Bodmin.

"Between the hours of 1am and 1.30am police attended a report of an altercation in the street.

"During that altercation a 23-year-old man received injuries to his back that are consistent with being slashed.

"A 46-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and officers are progressing enquiries today. The victim was taken to hospital and has since been released.

"Officers are appealing for anyone who has any information about the incident to phone 101, quoting incident number 52 of 13/02/18."

Devon & Cornwall Police


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