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Security guard stabbed at Morrison's in Redruth

Police are investigating the incident, which happened on Agar Road. Credit: Google Earth

Police are investigating after a security guard was stabbed in the leg outside a Morrison's store in Redruth, Cornwall.

The female member of staff at the store was approached by a woman and two men in the car park. The woman stabbed the security guard in the leg with a sharp implement.

The incident took place at the Morrison’s store on Agar Road at 1pm on Friday 14 July with the woman running off in the direction of the nearby estate after stabbing the security guard.

Police describe the suspect as white, in her 20s, 5ft 2ins tall, of slight build, with shoulder length curly blonde hair and she was wearing a blue tracksuit top and jeans.

Officers are asking anyone who witnessed the attack to call 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.



Three assaulted in supermarket car park

Police are investigating. Credit: Google Earth

Three people have been assaulted in a supermarket car park.

In happened near Tesco on Tolgus Hill in Redruth - between 3am and 4am on September 4.

One man and two women were assaulted and received various injuries as a result.

Police are asking any witnesses to contact them:

  • email quoting crime reference CR/062659/16
  • give information anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

Contractor chosen to build archive centre for Cornwall

Artist's impression of the new archive centre for Cornwall Credit: Richard Carman

Cornwall Council has announced that South West firm Midas Construction has been awarded the contract to build Kresen Kernow, the new archive centre for Cornwall. The scheme has been funded by a grant of £11.7m from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and Cornwall Council.

The Kresen Kernow scheme will transform the former brewhouse on the Redruth Brewery site into an exemplary modern archive and library space, bringing together the world’s largest collection of manuscripts, books and records related to Cornwall.

Work is due to begin on site in November 2016.

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