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Police investigate sexual assaults at Cartmel races

Police are appealing for witnesses after three women were sexually assaulted at Cartmel Racecourse.

The incidents happened in the paddock area of the course between 4:45pm and 5:45pm on Saturday. All three offences are believed to have been carried out by the same man.

The offender is described as being aged between 30 and 40, of average build, bald and with a tanned complexion. He was wearing a dark purple t-shirt and dark trousers at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cumbria Police on 101.