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Assault and Robbery, Camborne

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Police seek the identities of the men responsible

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward following an assault and robbery in Camborne.

The incident happened around 6am on Tuesday 7 November.

The victim, a 32-year-old lady was assaulted near the junction of Enys Road and Hughville Street by three or more hooded young men. She was grabbed from behind and attacked by the youths, which left her with extensive bruising and other injuries.

Around £300 in cash and a Samsung S7 Galaxy Edge mobile phone were stolen from the victims’ handbag.

Police are keen to trace anyone with information about this attack.

Detective Constable Jules Lewis, from Camborne CID, said: “This was a particularly vicious attack on a defenceless lady and we are appealing for anyone who was in the area at the time to contact police with any information.

“A group of young men would have stood out at this time of a weekday morning, so please contact CID if you saw anything unusual.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on or by phone on 101, quoting crime reference CR/097640/17.

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