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Robberies in Camborne

Response in car 2

Appeal for information


Officers in Camborne are appealing to the public for information following two robberies in Camborne.

The first incident happened on Sunday 12 November between 11.30am and 11.45am at Adelaid Stores on Penrose Court in Tolvaddon.

A male offender entered the store holding a knife and approached the till area and demanded money from the store assistant. The assistant ran off and the offender left the scene empty handed. [CR/098512/17]

The second incident occurred later that day between 8.42pm and 8.48pm at Mr W’s Eats and Treats store on Pendarves Street in Tuckingmill.

An unknown man entered the store with a hood up and a cover over his face. The man was reportedly carrying a gun and threatened staff to hand over money from the till. Money was not handed over and the man left the store empty handed. [CR/098641/17]

PS Dave Keevil said: “These incidents are not believed to be linked, however, we are keeping an open mind at this time.

“Our enquiries are ongoing and we are asking anyone who have information on either of these incidents to come forward.

“If you saw anything or have any information please contact us via or by calling 101 quoting CR/098512/17 for the Tolvadden incident and CR/098641/17 for the Tuckingmill incident.

“Information can also be passed anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 or”

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