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Search for witnesses after fatal car crash in Truro

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Two men have died following a fatal car crash on the A39 in Truro.

Emergency services were called to the scene, at 10.30pm on January 26, after a car struck a bridge at Perranarworthal.

Three men were in the blue Ford Fiesta which came of the road and collided with the tree.

The driver and one passenger, both in there 40s and from Truro, were pronounced dead at the scene.

The third man suffered a serious leg injury and has been taken to Treliske Hospital after being freed from the car by the Fire Service.

Devon and Cornwall Police are looking for anyone who may have witnessed the collision or the car prior to the crash.


'Peeping Tom' banned from parts of Truro

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A Truro man in his twenties has been banned from parts of the city after he admitted watching people through their windows without consent for his own sexual gratification.

29-year-old Samuel Jago Mead of The Crescent, Truro, has pleaded guilty at Truro Magistrates' Court to two offences of observing another person without their consent doing a private act, to obtain sexual gratification for himself.

He has admitted doing this at two locations in Truro in October and November, he's on bail and will appear in court for a hearing in the new year.


Foot found near Truro may belong to missing man

A dog walker has discovered part of a human foot inside a walking boot, which may be relevant to the search for missing Penryn man Lee Gilbert.

The boot was found in Nansavallan Woods near Truro at around 5pm on Thursday 20 October. Police do not know who the foot belongs to but they have informed the mother of local missing man, Lee Gilbert, of the discovery and are offering her support.

Mr Gilbert, aged 39 and from Penryn, may have been wearing walking boots when he disappeared on Thursday 9 June 2016 from Truro Station.

Police are continuing to search Nansavallan Woods but say there are no suspicious circumstances.

Missing man Lee Gilbert. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police
CCTV images of Lee Gilbert at Truro Station on 9 June. Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police
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