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Man stabbed with a broken bottle

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked with a broken bottle at a music festival in Kirkudbright on Saturday night.

His injuries were not thought to be life threatening.

Police would like to speak to anyone who attended the festival who may have witnessed the incident or who saw anyone leaving the area in a hurry.

– Police Scotland spokesman


Cumbrian crime rates fall

Police on patrol Credit: ITV News Border

Crime in Cumbria has fallen by 11% according to the latest figures released by the Police and Crime Commissioner.

The figures from April 2012 to the end of March 2013 show a 3% reduction in burglaries, 290 fewer incidents of anti-social behaviour and 443 less assaults involving injury.

Crime Commissioner Richard Rhodes has called it an "outstanding result for the people of Cumbria."

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