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Police hunt dog walker after assault

Caught on camera - police want to question dog walker Credit: Devon and Cornwall Police

Police in Cornwall are appealing for help in finding this man after a 70-year-old man was assaulted in Falmouth.

An argument broke out and the victim was punched in the face by the other man, causing a black eye.

– Devon and Cornwall police

It happened on the coastal past at Trefusis Point at around 12.20pm on Saturday 8 October.

Police are asking that anyone who recognises the man or has any information to contact them.

Building named for PC who 'made a difference with each and every step of his beat'

PC Andy Hocking was a beloved figure on the streets of Falmouth. Credit: Devon & Cornwall Police

A building at Devon and Cornwall Police headquarters has been named in honour of a hugely popular Falmouth police officer.

PC Andy Hocking died suddenly in March last year. He was a well-loved presence in the town and thousands of people joined in a march in his memory at the time.

More than 6,000 people marched through the streets after PC Hocking's funeral Credit: ITV News

Now, the force has created a permanent reminder of the well-loved officer.

The PC Andy Hocking's building is dedicated to his memory.

PC Andy Hocking died in 2015 Credit: ITV News
"He made a difference with each and every step of his beat" Credit: ITV News

His family were at the opening ceremony today, where his brother Frank told us they were so proud of Andy, who gave so much to the people of Falmouth.

Pensioner arrested after elderly woman suffers knife wounds

A pensioner has been arrested after an elderly woman suffered knife wounds in an attack in Cornwall.

The 73-year-old victim, was airlifted to Derriford Hospital where she is said to be in a stable condition.

A 77-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm following the alleged incident at a property in Falmouth.

He remains in custody.

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