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Vulnerable teenager missing near Camborne

Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

A vulnerable 15-year old has gone missing from his home in Treswithian near Camborne.

Thomas Smith, who has ADHD and Asperger's Syndrome, was last seen leaving home on his mountain bike between 1 and 2pm yesterday.

Devon and Cornwall police say the young man is is 6'1" tall, with short, brown hair.

Police say if you see him call 999 and quote log number 1055, 31/05/18.


Cornish man killed in Camborne crash named

53-year-old Stephen Fitch died after an accident near Camborne Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

A motorcyclist killed after an accident near Camborne yesterday (28th June) has been named as 53-year-old Stephen Fitch.

Mr Fitch, from Connor Downs, was riding on the A3047 at around 7.40am when it collided with a tractor pulling a trailer. Mr Fitch was airlifted to the Royal Cornwall Hospital where he later died.

Police are still appealing for witnesses and are asking people to call the non-emergency 101 number or email quoting log number 0135 of 28 June 2016.


IPCC investigating after police car hit 12 year-old girl

The police car was responding to an emergency call when the accident happened Credit: ITV News

The police watchdog, the IPCC, has begun an investigation into a road traffic accident where a police car hit a 12 year-old girl in Camborne.

The incident occurred just before 8am on Wednesday 6th January, when the girl was believed to be walking to school.

She suffered serious head injuries and was air lifted to the Bristol Children’s Hospital, where she is still being treated.

“My thoughts go out to those involved for whom this has been a very traumatic event. We are carrying out an independent investigation into the circumstances that led to this girl’s serious injuries. We have met the girl’s family to explain our role and how the investigation will progress. We would ask that anyone who witnessed the events that morning in Camborne come forward to speak to us.”

– Cindy Butts, IPCC Commissioner

12 year old in serious but 'stable' condition after police car crash

The police car being towed away after the accident. Credit: ITV News

A 12-year-old who suffered severe head injuries after she was hit by a police car remains in a serious condition in hospital today.

The girl was hit by the vehicle responding to an emergency call on Treveson Street in Camborne yesterday morning (6 January).

She was taken to Bristol Children’s Hospital by air ambulance.

She remains in a serious condition but stable."

– Devon and Cornwall Police
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