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A 43-year-old man has been charged with section 18 GBH following an assault in Whitehaven which left another man with serious head injuries.
Mark Quigley, of Hillcrest Avenue, Whitehaven, will appear at Carlisle Magistrates Court today.
The attack took place in the town on Lowther Street at 11:42pm on Saturday 30 December.
A 39-year-old man from the town sustained serious, non-life threatening, head injuries. A second man, aged 26 and also from the town, sustained minor injuries.
Police are investigating a series of incidents where objects such as large rocks, wooden gates, traffic signs, traffic cones and pieces of wood have been placed on roads in south Cumbria.
The latest incident involved two vehicles which were damaged in the early hours of Christmas Eve after colliding with large rocks.
The roads affected have been Rayrigg Road, the A592 towards Kirkstone, and the A591 between Windermere and Ambleside.
Police say these incidents have been happening since July 2017.
Anyone with information should call 101 referencing to incident 34 of 24 December 2017.
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Tonight is dubbed by many as Black Eye Friday with more people than usual heading out as they finish work for the holidays.
Officers are urging people to drink sensibly and stay out of trouble. Kim Inglis goes on a tour with Cumbria Police of the last place you'd want to end up tonight:
Police have renewed there appeal for anyone who knows the whereabouts of a missing Penrith woman, who was last seen over a month ago.
Susan Graham, aged 58, has been missing since 20 November 2017.
She was last seen at Sainsbury's in New Squares area of Penrith at around 4pm.
- shoulder-length dark brown hair
- medium build
- wearing a long black jacket with a fur collar, a black belt and pumps
Anyone with information should call 101. Police also ask Susan, if she sees this appeal, to get in touch to let them know she is safe and well.
Police are becoming increasingly concerned for a Carlisle man who has been missing for almost one month.
65-year-old Glenn Dawes from Carlisle was last seen at his home on Ashness Drive on 22 November.
He is described as:
- 5ft 8 inches tall
- of stocky build
- receding ginger hair
- wearing a blue walking jacket and walking boots
- carrying a yellow and black rucksack and walking stick
Anyone with information should call 101. Police ask Mr Dawes, if he sees this appeal, to get in touch to let them know he is safe and well.
Police are investigating an incident involving the theft of a handbag in Carlisle.
It happened at the Thin White Duke, Devonshire Street, on Wednesday 20 December at around 9pm.
If you recognise the male in the pictures, who police are keen to speak to, contact PC 2223 Golburn on 101 at Carlisle Police Station or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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