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Man charged following Workington stabbing

Cumbria Police are still urging witnesses to come forward. Credit: ITV News

Police investigating a stabbing in Workington have charged a man, aged 18, with causing grievous bodily harm.

Jonathan Winstanley, of Firth View Walk, Workington, has been remanded in custody to attend North Cumbria (Carlisle) Magistrates' Court on Monday 27 March.

The man, 31, injured in the incident, on Forth View Walk on Friday, remains in hospital in a serious, but stable condition

Cumbria Police are continuing to urge any witnesses to the incident to contact them.

Two men arrested after serious assault in Dumfries

A man was attacked near the Burns Statue in the town centre.

Two men have been arrested in connection with a serious assault in Dumfries.

A 20-year-old man was attacked near the Burns Statue in the town centre in the early hours of Saturday morning.

He was taken to Dumfries Royal Infirmary where staff say arrived in a stable condition. Two men aged 20 and 27 have been arrested.

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Man arrested after man stabbed in Workington

A man has been arrested after a 31-year-old was stabbed in Workington.

A man has been arrested after a 31-year-old was stabbed in Workington.

Cumbria Police were called on Friday afternoon to reports of an assault taking place inside a property at Firth View Walk.

Officers arrived and found a man who had suffered a suspected stab wound to the back. He was treated by paramedics at the scene and taken to Preston Hospital by air ambulance.

An 18-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. He remains in police custody.

The injured man remains in hospital today. However, his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Nobody else is being sought in relation to this incident.

Anyone who has information about what happened who has yet to come forward is asked to call Cumbria Constabulary on 101 quoting incident number 168 of 24 March 2017.

– Cumbria Police

Police concern for missing Millom woman

Missing Millom woman Olena Natalie Francis Tong.

Cumbria Police asking for the public’s help finding a missing woman from Millom.

Olena Natalie Francis Tong, 24, was last seen in Seascale at around 7pm on Friday and officers are concerned for her welfare.

She is described as being around 5ft 1ins tall, pale and of a slim build. She has dyed-red shoulder-length hair, blue eyes and wears glasses.

Police say she may be wearing a black leather jacket with a fur trim, black leggings and grey boots. She has a scaffold/bar piercing in the top of an ear, has an Arabic tattoo on her neck and a roses tattoo on her hip.

It is believed she is driving a black Vauxhall Corsa, registration PX64 UGE

Anyone with information on where she may be or who has information which may assist officers is asked to call Cumbria Constabulary immediately on 101.

Man in hospital after serious assault in Dumfries

A police investigation is underway after a serious assault in Dumfries hospitalised a man. Credit: ITV Border

A police investigation is underway after a serious assault in Dumfries hospitalised a man.

It happened at 2:20 this morning by the Burns statue in the town centre.

A 20-year-old man was taken to Dumfries Royal Infirmary where he remains in a stable condition.

Police say their enquiries are ongoing.

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