Cumbria Crack

Man arrested after serious assault in Whitehaven

[P]OLICE have arrested a man from Cleator Moor following the report of an assault.

The incident occurred yesterday (7th July), around 8pm on Lowther Street, Whitehaven.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “The victim, a 24-year-old local man remains in a serious, but stable condition in Newcastle hospital.

“A 25-year-old from Cleator Moor, has been arrested on suspicion of GBH Assault. He remains in police custody.

“Investigations are ongoing and a police cordon is in place in the area whilst enquires are carried out.”

Anyone who witnesses the incident or with any information regarding the incident is asked to contact police on 101, or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, quoting log number 255 of the 7th July.

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