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Police appeal after serious assault in Dumfries

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Police are appealing for information after an alleged serious assault in Dumfries.

Officers were called to a disturbance in College Drive at around 6pm on 9th May.

Police understand as many as four people may have been involved in an assault, which resulted in a 29-year-old man being struck on the head with a weapon.

The man sustained cuts to his head and face but was discharged from Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary after treatment.

"It is possible a number of people may have witnessed this disturbance which took place in the street but have yet to come forward".

“Officers will be carrying out door to door enquiries however, I would appeal to anyone who was in the area and who may have seen a disturbance, or if they have any information that will assist officers with their investigation, to contact Dumfries Police Office via 101 quoting incident number PDG0106350517 or if they want to remain anonymous, through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”

– Constable Scott Ruddick, Police Scotland

Carlisle man appears in court for assault after suicide attempt

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A 24-year-old man from Carlisle is due to appear in Carlisle Crown Court today for breaching a court order.

Anthony Moorhead from Briar Bank, was given an 18-month community order in January, for assaulting his then partner Amy Sellars on Boxing Day.

He was due to appear before a judge last month but attempted suicide while in custody at the crown court.

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Recognise these men? Police appeal for witnesses

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Police are looking for these men in connection to an assault that left a man in hospital with a head injury.

The assault took place in the Border Rambler pub on Botchergate, Carlisle and happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Police are urging witnesses or anyone who recognises any of the men to get in touch on 101 quoting 'incident number 30 of 13 November 2016' or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police appeal after Carlisle nightclub assault

Police are appealing for witnesses after an alleged assault which took place at a nightclub in Carlisle.

Officers were called to Bambu nightclub on Botchergate just before 1am on 18th December.

An 18-year-old woman suffered facial injuries after a glass was thrown at her. She was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary for treatment.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward and contact PC Gibson on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Two women, aged 17 and 19, arrested over serious assault

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Cumbria Police are investigating a report of a serious assault which occurred on Mardale Road in Carlisle at around 6am this morning.

A 21 year old man, from Carlisle, was taken to hospital for treatment to his injuries, which are not life threatening.

Two women, aged 19 and 17, have been arrested on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

Anyone who has any information about this incident is asked to call Cumbria Police on 101 and ask to speak to Carlisle CID, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Vandalism and assault in Hawick

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Police in the Scottish Borders are appealing for witnesses following a vandalism and assault in Hawick.

Three men were seen at around 3am yesterday damaging a number of cars in the Roxburghe Drive and Stirches Road area.

At around 3.50am a 20-year-old man was assaulted by two males while walking on Princes Street.

He sustained minor injuries and was treated at the scene by the Scottish Ambulance Service.

The two suspects were part of a larger group of 4-5 males, described as 16-17 years old.

One of the suspects is described as wearing grey joggers, and a dark-coloured shell suit style jacket. He had a line shaved into his hair on either the right or left hand side.

The group were last seen heading towards the old Waverly Walk.

“This was a completely unprovoked attack and there will be an increase in high visibility patrols in the local area over the coming days.

“We’d urge anyone with information about either the assault or the vandalisms, or who recognises the descriptions of the suspects, to get in touch as soon as possible.”

– Sergeant Rachel Campbell, Police Scotland

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police appeal for Carlisle assault witnesses

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Police are appealing for witnesses to an alleged assault in Carlisle on Friday night.

A 25-year-old man sustained non-life threatening head injuries following the incident near the Portland Snooker Club on Currock Road.

Anyone who was in the area and may have witnessed something is asked to call Cumbria Police on 101 and ask for Carlisle CID or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Man assaulted in Workington

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Police are investigating an assault on Oxford Street, Workington, earlier this morning.

The assault took place arond 6am when a Workington man was walking along Oxford Road.

He was thrown to the ground, punched and kicked, suffering minor injuries.

The suspect is described as being a white male, aged in his mid-twenties, of small build with short dark hair.

Detective Inspector Dan StQuintin from Cumbria Police said:

We require the public’s help in tracing who is responsible for this alleged unprovoked attack. If you were in the vicinity of Oxford Road at this time, we would like to hear from you.

The victim suffered minor injuries but is understandably shaken by this incident.”

– Detective Inspector Dan StQuintin

Anyone with any information is asked to call Cumbria Police on 101

Police charge man in connection with Carlisle sneeze assaults

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A man has been charged in connection with a number of assaults that took place in Carlisle city centre following members of the public sneezing.

Stephen Jackson, of Shaddongate, has been charged with four counts of assault by beating, one count of common assault and one count of using threatening behaviour to cause harassment, alarm and distress.

The 49-year-old is due to appear before North Cumbria Magistrates Court on June 30 2015.

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