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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, referencing incident number 46 of 6 June 2017.

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

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.


Recognise these men? Police appeal for witnesses

Police are looking for these two men in connection with an assault Credit: Cumbria Police

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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