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  • Man in Critical Care at Truro Hospital – 15 Year Old Redruth Boy Charged with Murder

    By chris_wasey at 10:20 on 17/05/11
    15 year old charged with attempted murder. Man being treated at Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro
    A man is in critical care at Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro, following a brutal attack by a group of youths in Redruth.  One of the group, a 15 year old boy has been charged with attempted murder. The incident happened at around 9.30pm on Sunday night, and occurred in Redruth town centre, moving from Fore Street to Alma Place.  Arrests Several teenagers have been spoken to by police following the attack. &nb...
  • Young man gets backed by local MP's for bottle campaign.

    By jack_nutting at 12:57 on 07/04/11
    Local MP with Jack Nutting
    A St Austell student who suffered life-changing injuries in an alleged pub glassing is fronting a campaign to ban bottles in pubs after 9pm. Jack Nutting amazed doctors by surviving an intra-cranial haemorrhage so serious a large section of his brain was cut out in the ensuing operation. Now the twenty one year old former medical student is gaining MPs backing for his drive to restrict the use of glass in pubs. Brave Jack...
  • New Police Site Highlights Truro’s Crime Hotspots

    By chris_wasey at 22:41 on 02/02/11
    What streets do you think are the worst for crime in Truro?
    Following a high profile launch earlier this week (and subsequent crashed servers, making it unusable for much of the day) a new police website maps out crime throughout Truro on a street by street basis. Truro Total So how many crimes do you think were committed in Truro during December 2010?  (And try not to let your views skewed by the fact that the town had an armed robbery this week).  We can't decide if the actual...
  • BREAKING: Police appeal following armed robbery in Truro store

    By JoJoWoo at 15:26 on 02/02/11
    One of the robbers caught on CCTV
    Police are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at a shop in Truro. A around 8pm last Tuesday night two men entered the the Nisa Store, in Mount Hawke and, one of them carrying a knife. After an attempt to demand money from the till failed they stole a quantity of tobacco from behind the counter, which they placed in what looked like a laptop bag, and left. Although no-one was injured as a result of the incident...
  • Pensioner shot vandal in neck, court told

    By Truro People at 09:59 on 01/02/11
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    A pensioner hid behind his garden hedge with a gun and shot a teenager in the neck after a rowdy gang of youngsters had vandalised fences in the neighbourhood, a court heard. Alfred Edward Tipson, 70, stands trial at Truro Crown Court accused of blasting the 15-year-old boy in the right side of his neck with an air rifle. A witness told the court yesterday that directly after the shooting, Tipson said the gang had been...

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