A teenage boy sustained facial injuries during an assault by other teenagers in an incident that occurred at a Sainsbury’s store. Police were alerted to the altercation in Bodmin shortly after 4pm on June 13.
According to a witness, two police vans and one police car were present in the store’s car park, with an officer conversing with staff members. The witness recounted, “There were two police vans and one police car parked in the car park, and an officer inside was speaking to staff, while more officers were stationed outside. There was a significant amount of shouting, and it appeared to be some form of altercation involving customers, with the store security attempting to intervene.”
Police have reported that the suspects had already departed from the scene when they arrived, and investigations into the matter are ongoing. A spokesperson from Devon and Cornwall Police issued a comprehensive statement, stating, “Shortly after 4pm, police were called to Sainsbury’s in Bodmin following reports of an assault on a teenage boy by other teenagers. The victim sustained facial injuries but did not require medical treatment. The suspects had already left by the time police arrived, and investigations into the incident are currently underway.”
CornwallLive has reached out to Sainsbury’s for a comment regarding the incident.
This incident serves as a reminder of the importance of maintaining a safe and respectful environment within public spaces. Authorities are actively investigating the altercation in order to gather more information and ensure appropriate actions are taken.