Furniss Park and Truro assault MP to meet police chief
The MP for Truro wrote to the city police chief to request a meeting to discuss anti-social behavior after a man was assaulted in an incident in the downtown area.
Cherilyn Mackrory wrote to Inspector Colin Wheeler after an incident last night in Furniss Island left the man with minor injuries. The small park near the center of town which has been ravaged by anti-social behavior in recent weeks.
A welcome offered by schoolchildren was vandalized earlier this month and antisocial behavior was reported in the area.
Sgt Dave Pearce of the Truro, Tregony and Perranporth Neighborhood Team tweeted a call for witnesses this morning claiming it was an “isolated” incident: “Man assaulted in Furniss Island, Truro last night. Minor injuries and victim speaking with police. ”
Man assaulted on Furniss Island, Truro, last night. Minor injuries and victim speaking with police. This is an isolated incident. If anyone has witnessed anything please email @DC_Police via system 101 citing CR / 085075/21
– Sgt Dave Pearce 💙 (@ps_pearce) September 30, 2021
Police ask if anyone witnessed anything email @DC_Police through System 101 citing CR / 085075/21
Following the incident, Ms Mackrory said she had been contacted by affected members of the public and businesses and wanted to meet with police to discuss solutions.
“Following last night’s incident on Furniss Island, I wrote to the Truro Police Inspector today to request a meeting to discuss crime and anti-social behavior in the town. [sic].
“A number of residents and businesses have contacted me over the past two weeks regarding a number of issues. We must ensure that all crime and anti-social behavior in the city is dealt with accordingly.
“I want Truro to be a safe place for everyone to live, work and visit.”
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