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Assault claim teenager arrested

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A teenager who claimed to have been sprayed in the face with an unknown substance has been arrested on suspicion of wasting police time and obstruction of justice.

The incident was alleged to have taken place on the evening of 12 July on the A594 between Maryport and Dearham. The road was closed overnight while police investigated.

Police say following extensive enquiries and investigations, officers have arrested the 17-year-old who made the report and are not currently seeking anyone else in relation to this incident.

The teen has been released under investigation.

Man left with stab injury in Carlisle

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A 29-year-old man was left with a stab injury after an incident involving a number of men in Carlisle.

It happened on the evening of Saturday 30 June in the South Street/Botchergate area of the city.

The man suffered the injury to his side and attended hospital but has since been discharged. It is not known what was used to cause the injury.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.


Woman in critical but stable condition after Penrith crash

The scene of the collision in the centre of Penrith Credit: ITV Border

Police have confirmed that a woman who was left with "life altering" leg injuries after a crash in Penrith is in a critical but stable condition.

The centre of Penrith was brought to a standstill yesterday afternoon after the crash involving three cars and a pedestrian.

The injured woman was airlifted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle where she remains receiving treatment.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.


Two dead after crash in Whitehaven

Cumbria County Council later removed the lamp post involved in the collision Credit: ITV Border

Two men have died following a one-vehicle crash in Whitehaven.

Officers were called to the incident just after 9.30pm yesterday, Tuesday 1 May.

A silver Vauxhall Astra is reported to have collided with a lamp post on New Road.

Fire crews helped to remove both men who were trapped inside the vehicle.

The men, aged 28 and 30, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101.

Arrest after police chase

A man's been arrested following a police chase in West Cumbria.

The incident occurred at around 11pm on Saturday, 30 March 2018, with police pursuing a grey Volkswagen Passat estate from Maryport to Silloth, taking in the A596 and B5300.

Officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the manner of driving of the Passat.

A 21-year-old man from Maryport was arrested following the pursuit.

Tyler Wilson, of Bowside Road, Dearham, Maryport, has been charged and remanded on suspicion of dangerous driving, failing to stop for police, driving without a license and driving without insurance.

Wilson has also been recalled to prison for breach of his license.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police referencing incident 265 of 30 March 2018.

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