Man Attacked With Knife in Tintagel

Devon and Cornwall Police

Devon and Cornwall Police

Police are investigating an assault involving a knife that took place in Tintagel on Sunday 9 September 2012.

Sometime between 1.30pm and 1.50pm, a man in his early thirties who was in an alley way, alongside the Indian Ocean restaurant, was approached by a man in his thirties who was holding a kitchen knife with a blade around six to eight inches long.
The offender allegedly put the knife to the man’s stomach area and the victim  grabbed the blade to prevent being stabbed, resulting in cuts to the hand.  The offender has then left, running across the street to a nearby vehicle.
The suspect is described as a white man with dark hair around six feet tall.  He was wearing dark trousers and a white top.
Detectives would like to hear from anyone who either witnessed the incident or has any information that could help their investigation.  Please call 101 and quote reference BC/12/363, alternatively you can call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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