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15-year-old assaulted in Dumfries

The assault took place at around 9.15pm on Saturday 5 August Credit: PA

Police officers in Dumfries are seeking witnesses to an assault which took place at around 9.15pm on Saturday 5 August 2017 on the roadway between Kingholm Quay and Dumfries near to the Skate park.

At that time a 15-year-old was walking back towards Dumfries with a group of friends when he was spoken to by two people in a silver car. The driver of the car was a woman and a man was front seat passenger.

Without warning the man allegedly leaned out the car window and punched the victim in the face. The victim ran off however required treatment at Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary for his injuries.

Man and woman attacked by teens in Windermere

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A man and woman, both aged 21, were verbally abused by a group of males around 18 years old.

The man was attacked and got a swollen eyebrow, swollen wrist, a burst lip and potential ligament damage to his knee. The female victim was elbowed in the face as she tried to intervene.

Police are appealing for witnesses of the assaults, which happened on Glebe Road in Windermere, at approximately 3.30am on Sunday the 23rd of July.

The suspect is described as a white male, around 18 years old, with blonde hair. He was wearing a white shirt.

Anyone with more information is urged to contact PC 2400 Hill at Kendal Police station on 101. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Police appeal for potential witnesses of Whitehaven assault

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Police are investigating a grievous bodily harm assault which took place in Whitehaven on Sunday 2nd July, in which a 30-year-old woman was seriously injured.

Two women, aged 25 and 36, both from Whitehaven, were arrested in relation to the assault and have been released under investigation.

Police wish to speak to potential witnesses, including a taxi driver who they say picked up a lone female passenger that day, between midnight and 2am from Whitehaven Town Centre, and took the fair to Derwentwater road in Whitehaven.

Police trace suspects after woman is attacked in Carlisle

Police are keen to trace the women captured in this CCTV photo Credit: Cumbria Police

Cumbria Police have released a CCTV photograph of two women they are looking to speak to after another woman was attacked on a street in Carlisle.

The woman was kicked and punched, getting cuts and bruises, on Citadel Row.

The assault happened around 1.45am on Friday 19 May.

The first woman is described as white, around 5 feet 4 inches tall, of large build with long blonde hair. She was wearing a short pink dress with white shoes, carrying a clutch bag.

The second woman is described as white, around 5 feet 1 inch tall, of slim build with long, dark brown hair. She was wearing a darker pink mid-length dress with a silver bangle and silver sparkly shoes.

Anyone who recognises either of those in the CCTV photo is urged to contact the police on 101, asking for PC2437 Stubbs and quoting incident number NC1702732. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Man assaulted by three teenagers in Appleby

Post office, Boroughgate in Appleby Credit: Google maps

A man has been assault by three teenage boys on a man in Appleby town centre in Cumbria.

Police say it happened near the post office on Boroughgate where the teenagers threw hard boiled sweets and the filament from a broken lightbulb at the man’s head.

Anyone with information is urged to call PC 2174 Woolley on 101 or email Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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