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Police searching for missing Egremont man recover body in River Ehen

David Hornsby Credit: Cumbria Police

Police searching for a missing man from Egremont in Cumbria have confirmed that a man’s body has been found in the River Eden at Egremont.

Formal identification has not yet taken place and enquires are ongoing but police do not believe the death to be suspicious.

David Hornsby was last seen on Beckgreen at approximately 2am on the 24th of December.

The police are appealing to anyone who may have seen Mr Hornsby to get in touch. Anyone with any information is asked to contact police immediately on 101.


Two teens charged after 86-year-old knocked over


Two men have been charged in relation to an incident which resulted in an 86-year-old woman being knocked over.

The incident on 21st July took place on West Tower Street in Carlisle when a group of teenagers and young adults were involved in an altercation.

Luke Hunter, 18, of Castlesteads Drive, Carlisle, and 18-year-old Dale Errington of Durdar Road, Carlisle, were charged with public order offences.

Both will appear at North Cumbria Magistrates Court on 17th January 2017.

The 86-year-old woman suffered minor injuries.


Police investigating racial assault

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Police are investigating a racially aggravated assault after a man was abused in the street before being repeatedly punched and kicked in front of his young child and partner.

The incident happened on Brunton Avenue in Carlisle at around 8:45pm on Sunday.

The four suspects - one woman and three men - were travelling in a silver Volkswagen Golf.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cumbria Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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