Serious assault in St Ives

From Devon & Cornwall Police:

Police were called shortly before midnight on Wednesday 16 September to St Ives following reports that a man had been seriously assaulted.

It was reported that an altercation had taken place on Tregenna Place between 11.30pm and midnight during which the victim sustained a stab wound to the arm.

Emergency services located the victim on Chapel Street.

The victim, a 29-year-old man from Redruth, was taken to Treliske hospital with serious injuries, which are not being treated as life-threatening.

It was reported that two men fled the scene on foot following the altercation but were not located during police searches. Police are seeking to identify and locate the two men in connection with this incident.

One man is described as around 5ft 10ins tall, wearing a grey tracksuit with black trainers and a rucksack. He was reportedly wearing a red and yellow helmet.

The second man was reported to be around 5ft 10ins tall and of slim build. He was reportedly wearing black jeans, a grey hoody with black jacket over the top, white trainers and wearing a white helmet.

A scene guard was put in place whilst enquires were made.

Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information which may assist the investigation to contact police.

Anyone with information and anyone who witnessed the incident is asked to contact police on 101 quoting log 1114 of Wednesday 16 September.

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