A man had to be taken to hospital last night after being stabbed in Redruth town centre.

Police were called after the man was found with a stab wound, with the incident taking place at around 9.10pm on Tuesday (January 12).

A spokesperson for Devon and Cornwall Police said officers were now investigating after a man in his 30s was assaulted in in an alley off Fore Street.

The spokesperson said: "A man from Redruth was treated in hospital for a stab wound following the incident which occurred sometime around 9.10pm.

"He has since been discharged from hospital and the injuries are described as minor."


He added that investigations into the incident were ongoing.

Anyone with information relating to the incident is asked to call police on 101, or email 101@dc.police.uk, quoting crime reference CR/002933/21