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Two arrested following Maryport robbery

Cumbria Police have arrested two people on suspicion of robbery after a report of a man having had his car stolen.

Police were called at 6.45am today (11 Dec) to a report of a man being the victim of a robbery inside an address in Eaglesfield Street in Maryport during which a man and a woman took his car keys and stole his car – a Renault Clio.

The car was recovered shortly after 8am, abandoned, in the vicinity of the Roman Museum.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “A 32-year-old woman was arrested nearby in The Promenade. She is currently in police custody having been arrested on suspicion of burglary, robbery and unlawful taking of a motor vehicle.

“A police helicopter was called in to assist in the search and a 32-year-old man was also subsequently arrested in a nearby field. He is in police custody having been arrested on suspicion of robbery and unlawful taking of a motor vehicle.”

Anyone with information about this investigation is urged to contact police referencing incident 19 of 11 December 2019.

Email: [email protected] Call non-emergency number: 101 Or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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