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Appeal over robbery in Falmouth

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Police hope to find witnesses in white van

Police investigating a robbery in Falmouth have issued an appeal for witnesses.

The victim, a man in his 60s, was walking along Basset Street with his food shopping at around 9.30pm on Friday 7 June when he was attacked by a group of people.

He was punched in the face and repeatedly kicked while he was on the floor before his shopping was then stolen.

At the time of the incident, a small white van was seen turning from Basset Street into Penwerris Terrace.  

Police are appealing for the occupants of the white van - who might have witnessed all or part of this incident - to come forward.

An 18-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and has been released on police bail until 16 July.

A 17-year-old boy, a 16-year-old girl, and a 28-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of robbery and have been released under police investigation.

Contact police with information by calling police on 101, or email, quoting crime reference number: CR/050510/19

Information can also be passed anonymously to Crimestoppers via 0800 555111 or at

Can you help?

Please provide as much detail as you can remember

Or email or ring 101
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quoting the crime reference number or pass on information to Crimestoppers anonymously via their Anonymous Online Form or call them on 0800 555 111

To report crime / incidents please use the Crime reporting form


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