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Man charged with GBH following Whitehaven assault

Lowther Street, Whitehaven Credit: Google maps

A 43-year-old man has been charged with section 18 GBH following an assault in Whitehaven which left another man with serious head injuries.

Mark Quigley, of Hillcrest Avenue, Whitehaven, will appear at Carlisle Magistrates Court today.

The attack took place in the town on Lowther Street at 11:42pm on Saturday 30 December.

A 39-year-old man from the town sustained serious, non-life threatening, head injuries. A second man, aged 26 and also from the town, sustained minor injuries.


18-year-old arrested over serious assault in Annan

The assault happened in the car park of Springbells Road Credit: ITV Border

An 18-year-old man from Lockerbie has been arrested in connection with a serious assault on a 16-year-old man in Annan.

The incident happened on the night of Saturday 9 December, where the 16-year-old was attacked by a group of four males. He was treated at the Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary after suffering serious facial injuries.

A report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.


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.

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