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Police launch appeal after shop assistant attacked in Penzance

Police launch appeal after shop assistant attacked in Penzance

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 1:59pm 23rd March 2020. (Updated at 8:48pm 23rd March 2020)

A 22-year-old shop assistant in Penzance was taken to hospital following an assault. 

Police were called to Pound Stretcher at St Michael's Retail Park on Sunday 16th February at around 3.45pm

A man selected a box of washing tablets before leaving the store without paying.

When challenged by staff outside he became violent, punching the shop assistant in the face causing him injuries which required hospital treatment.

The suspect then made off in a silver Ford KA, which had a front missing wheel trim.

Police say they would like to speak to the man pictured because he is thought to have vital information which could assist their enquiries.

Anyone who recognises the man or has any other information which could help is asked to call police on 101 quoting, CR/14120/20.

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