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UK Cornwall street fight leaves one dead and seven injured

Devon and Cornwall Police have opened an investigation into a fatal street fight near a nightclub in Cornwall which left one dead and seven injured (Image: Pixabay)

A 30-year-old man died at the scene of a street fight in Cornwall, which also left seven injured.

A man died and several people were injured in a street fight near a nightclub in Cornwall, UK, on ​​Sunday. The New York Post said in a report that seven people were injured.

A separate BBC report said the victim was a 30-year-old man who died at the scene.

A man suspected of murder has been arrested and Devon and Cornwall Police have launched an investigation. Cops said they were called to a location near the Eclipse nightclub, with people reporting that one person was in possession of a knife and several people had been stabbed.

“At least seven other men and women have been injured and taken to hospital for treatment. None are currently being treated as life-threatening,” a spokesperson told the BBC. .

Police have arrested a 24-year-old man from Bodmin on suspicion of murder, attempted murder and intentionally causing grievous bodily harm, the BBC said in its report. The man is in custody.

Detective Inspector Ilona Rosson also told the BBC that the Major Crimes Investigation Team were treating this as an isolated case and were not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

Superintendent Rob Youngman also told the BBC that the town of Bodmin will see an increased police presence around the town as police continue their investigation.

Police have urged people not to speculate on social media.

They urged people to cooperate with them and urged them to share any evidence which could be dash cam, cell/video phone and CCTV footage from the Victoria Square and Castle Canyke Road areas.

Cornwall Councilor Leigh Frost told the BBC that the town of Bodmin is a small town and not plagued by crime. “Bodmin is a small town and there is no crime, it’s a pretty friendly place. We are a strong community and we will stick together and get through this together. My thoughts are with everyone involved, the victim and his family,” Frost was quoted by the BBC as saying.

Bodmin Mayor Phil Cooper said he did not expect the incidents to occur in the town of Bodmin. He said he was saddened by this tragic incident.

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