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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.

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Man assaulted by three teenagers in Appleby

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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 101@cumbria.police.uk. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Serious assault in Penrith

Scene of assault and robbery Credit: ITV Border

Police in Penrith are investigating after an assault in the town.

Officers say a man was picked up at about 5am yesterday morning by a man and a woman and then driven around Penrith before being attacked and robbed at the KFC car park.

The 45 year old suffered facial injuries. Two people have been arrested and are helping police with their enquiries.

Man with false eye grabs woman for staring at him

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Police are searching for a man with a false-eye for assault after he grabbed a woman walking to work by the shoulders and accused her of staring at him.

It happened at 8.30am on Tuesday, 6 June around Scotch street and Drovers lane in Carlisle.

The man is described as between 50 and 60 years of age, wearing a black hooded top and black trousers with grey freckled hair.

Anybody with information or who would be able to identify the man is advised to contact the police on 101 or by emailing 101@cumbria.police.uk, referencing incident number 46 of 6 June 2017.

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Police appeal after serious assault in Dumfries

Police are appealing for information Credit: ITV Border

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

The man will appear at Carlisle Crown Court today Credit: ITV Border

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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