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Police investigating a report of rape in Camborne

Police investigating a report of rape in Camborne

Published by the Pirate FM News Team at 6:06pm 19th May 2020. (Updated at 6:03am 20th May 2020)

Police investigating a report of rape in Camborne have issued an appeal for information.

The incident happened between 11.45pm on Saturday 16th May and 1am on Sunday 17th May in the grounds of Camborne Conservative Club in Tehidy Road.

The victim, a female aged in her late teens, is being supported by specially-trained officers.

Detectives would like to hear from any witnesses who may have been in the vicinity of Camborne Conservative Club or using Tehidy Road at the time of the incident.

An 18-year-old man from Redruth and a 24-year-old man from Helston have been arrested on suspicion of rape. Both men have been released on police bail until 11th June and 15th June respectively.

“This is a rare and isolated incident.

"I would like to reassure the public that police are not currently looking for anyone else in connection with this incident.”

Detective Inspector Glenn Willcocks

Enquiries are ongoing. 

Anyone with any information is urged to call police on 101, or email 101@dc.police.uk, quoting reference number CR/039225/20. 

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

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