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Man seriously hurt after 'stabbing' in Falmouth

Man seriously hurt after 'stabbing' in Falmouth

Published by Emma Carton at 10:09am 30th October 2019.

A man has suffered serious injuries after an alleged stabbing in Falmouth.

Police say the victim was stabbed several times in the arm in his own flat.

He remains in hospital in a serious but stable condition.

A manhunt is underway, after a suspect fled the scene on Webber Hill on Saturday night.

"Police have launched an investigation following a stabbing which happened on Saturday 26 October on Webber Hill in Falmouth.

"Officers were notified to reports of a serious assault on a man at his flat on Webber Hill at around 11.40pm. The man was taken to hospital where he is in a serious but stable condition.

"The offender entered the victim's flat and stabbed him in the arm several times before making off from the scene.

Devon and Cornwall Police

Devon and Cornwall Police have described this as an isolated incident.

The force is urging anyone who saw something, at around 11.40pm, to come forward.

"Whilst this is clearly a shocking incident, we believe it was isolated in its nature.

"The suspect has been described as a white man and was wearing a black bomber jacket with a white t-shirt on underneath. 

"He had a black mask covering over his nose and mouth and was wearing a black peaked hat.

"We are appealing for anyone with information to come forward via 101 quoting crime reference number CR/96899/19".

DC Gail Windsor

Information can also be passed anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555111, or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org

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