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England cricketer Ben Stokes arrested

Stokes was released without charge Credit: PA

England all rounder Ben Stokes, who was brought up in Cockermouth, has been arrested after an incident in Bristol early on Monday.

He will not be available for England's 4th one-day international against the West Indies, the England and Wales cricket board has announced.

Stokes' team mate Alex Hales will also miss tomorrow's match.

Stokes was released without charge. Avon and Somerset Police say:

We were called to a disorder in Queens Road, Clifton, at around 2.35am on Monday 25 September.

A 27-year-old man was found to have suffered facial injuries and was taken to the Bristol Royal Infirmary for treatment. A 26-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm and has since been released under investigation.

We'd appeal for anyone who was in the Clifton Triangle area in the early hours of Monday who saw any part of this incident, to call Investigations on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5217218578."

– Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson

Wigton arson investigation leads to arrest

Anyone with information should call Workington CID on 101 Credit: ITV Border

A 62-year-old man has been arrested following an investigation into an arson attack on a car and a van in Wigton. The man, from Wigton, was arrested on Monday 4 September on suspicion of conspiracy to commit arson with intent to endanger life.

He has been released under investigation.

Anyone with information should call Workington CID on 101 or Or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, referencing incident 49 of 3 September 2017.


Man arrested for carrying sword in Workington

A man has been arrested in Workington after police received reports he was carrying a sword around Guard Street at 12.15pm.

A taser was authorised to ensure the safety of the public, but was not deployed.

The 45-year-old was arrested on suspicion of theft, criminal damage and having an offensive weapon in public.

Police Community Support Officers are in the area to reassure the public.