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Carlisle man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder

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Police were called at approximately 00:25am this morning, Tuesday 8 August, to the report of a serious assault involving two males, on Senhouse Street, Maryport.

A 34-year-old man received stab wounds and was taken to Carlisle Infirmary where he remains in a critical condition. Police and other emergency services attended the scene and the area remains cordoned off whilst enquiries continue.

A 32-year-old man from Carlisle has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

Witnesses to the incident are urged to contact police on 101 quoting log number 5 of 8 August, email 101@cumbria.police.uk, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Attempted murder court appearance

Two men have appearedin court at Dumfries on charges of attempted murder and robbery following anincident in which a man was assaulted in his own home in the town.

25-year-old George Collins and Stuart McNeillie, 30, both from Dumfries, appeared separately in private before Sheriff Alison Stirling.They were on a petition containing the charges and no plea or declaration was made.

Both were remanded in custody for further examination.

Their appearance comes four days after a man was assaulted in a house in Dalswinton Avenue in the Lochside housing estate.

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