Pirate FM News 2 minute read

Three officers assaulted after string of incidents in Cornwall

Three officers assaulted after string of incidents in Cornwall

Published by Sarah Yeoman at 12:08pm 6th April 2020.

It has been revealed that three police officers were assaulted across Cornwall over the weekend.

Chief Superintendent Ian Drummond-Smith shared the update on Twitter following a string in incidents.

Officers were called to reports of a man being attacked on New Street, Penzance, late on Friday night.

A 33-year-old was taken to hospital where he received treatment for a laceration to his arm requiring several stitches.

A 54-year-old man from west Cornwall was arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent and bailed until later in April.

new street penzance
New Street, Penzance

On Saturday morning, emergency services were called to a serious crash on the outskirts of Falmouth.

A car and a tractor towing a trailer were caught in a collision in Mawnan Smith.

A 46-year-old local man suffered injuries to his upper body which have been described as potentially life-threatening or life-changing.

An investigation of the scene was carried out and anyone who saw what happened or who has dashcam footage is being asked to come forward.

mount wise newquay
Mount Wise, Newquay

Meantime in Newquay armed officers were called to reports of a 'disorder' on Mount Wise.

One man was arrested for firearms offences and a blank firing pistol was found close by.

A second local man was arrested on suspicion of a knife.

Both men have been bailed pending forensic investigation of the weapons.

Chief Supt Drummond-Smith said it was a "very busy weekend great effort by our officers and staff."

Contact Us

If you would like to submit a query or provide more information on this story please get in touch below.

Please wait...
  • Up to 3 JPG or PNG images, 2MB max size
  • We will always endeavour to credit you when we publish your pictures.
  • By uploading you are agreeing to this non-exclusive reuse, royalty-free, across all Pirate FM platforms, which extends to our partner broadcasters.
  • You retain copyright to all images.
  • If you would like to send us a video, please upload to YouTube or similar and paste the video URL into the message above.
Email Icon

Sign up for exclusive news, competitions and offers.
Proper Local News updates from Pirate FM

Suggested articles

98 extra police officers recruited across Cornwall and Devon

Cornwall News: That is since last September, with plans for that number to reach 300

Police warning to teens after trespass incidents on railway in Cornwall

Cornwall News: A number have been dealt with in the south-east of the county since May

Newer articles

Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust released from special measures

Cornwall News: It's been described as a boost for staff during the Covid-19 crisis

More buses to get protective screens in Cornwall

Cornwall News: It is to help stop the spread of Covid-19

Older articles

New video urging people not to visit Cornwall

Cornwall News: It's reminding people not to travel over the Easter holidays

Most read

Dogs rescued from hot car in Cornwall during heatwave

Cornwall News: It is understood that the vehicle had been parked for almost two hours

Thunderstorm warning extended to cover three whole days

Cornwall News: Cornwall could see lightning, hail, strong winds and flooding