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Man knocked out during assault in Redruth

Man knocked out during assault in Redruth

Published by Emma Carton at 8:49am 12th June 2019. (Updated at 9:28am 12th June 2019)

A late-night assault in Redruth has left a man with a serious head injury.

Police say the victim in his 60s was knocked out after reportedly being punched.

It happened by the old chuch on Penryn Street the Saturday night before last.

Officers are keen to trace his attacker and the driver of a convertible who stopped to help.

"Police are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Redruth.

"The incident was reported to have taken place at around 11.25pm on Saturday 1 June on Penryn Street, on the pavement by the old church.

"The victim, a man in his 60s, was assaulted by a man who reportedly punched him, knocking him unconscious. He was taken to Treliske hospital to receive treatment for a serious head injury.

"The offender was a white male, around 6ft tall, of normal build with short dark hair which was shaved around the back and sides. The offender was wearing a dark coloured short sleeved t-shirt, dark jeans and shoes.

"Police are particularly keen to speak to the driver of a light coloured convertible car which stopped and assisted the victim".

Devon and Cornwall Police

If anyone witnessed this incident or has any information regarding the incident please contact the police on 101 quoting CR/048534/19.

Alternatively information can be provided anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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