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Attempted murder investigation launched after woman seriously injured on Botchergate

An attempt murder investigation has been launched in Carlisle following an incident on Botchergate yesterday (20 August) – a team of detectives are dedicated to the investigation and specially trained officers are with the victim, who remains in hospital.

Officers attended an address on Botchergate following a call at 3.25pm reporting an assault inside the address.

A woman aged 38 was found with serious head injuries and was taken by ambulance to hospital.

Officers have arrested two men aged 44 and 36, and a 36-year-old woman from Carlisle in connection to this incident and they remain in custody.

Detective Chief Inspector Jenny Beattie, who is leading the investigation, has confirmed that this has been a brutal attack and would like to thank those members of the public who have come forward so far with information.

DCI Beattie is appealing for witnesses and anyone with CCTV or dash cam footage to come forward, especially anyone who was in the area at the time and witnessed any disturbance, or anyone who has any other information.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police referencing incident 132 of 20 August, 2020.

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

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