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Police in Cumbria are becoming increasingly concerned for a 15-year-old boy who is missing from the Braithwaite area.
Tom Hammond, from York, was last seen at High Bridge in Braithwaite at 4.30pm on Friday 28th October.
He is described as:
- 5ft 7 inches tall
- Slim build
- Short blonde hair
He was last seen wearing a dark blue duffel coat, light blue jeans and walking boots.
Anyone who has seen Tom is asked to contact police immediately on 101.
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A man is stable in hospital after being stabbed in a pub in Whitehaven.
It happened at the Three Tuns in Duke Street in the town at around 10:40pm on Saturday 1st October.
A man has been arrested by Cumbria Police, which is appealing for any witnesses to get in touch. The force wants to hear from anyone who saw the suspect or the victim in the time leading up to the stabbing.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Cumbria Police on 101 and ask for Detective Sgt Jim Rooney or Detective Constable David Matthews.
Police are investigating a robbery that happened in Carlisle in which three men wearing balaclavas broke into a Bargain Booze shop in the city.
Officers were called at 8.46pm on the 19th September following a robbery at the store on Beechwood Avenue.
Three men, wearing black balaclavas are reported to have entered the shop before demanding money and cigarettes.
The three men then left with an unknown amount of cash and a large amount of cigarettes.
They've been described as being tall and of slim build.
One of them was carrying an orange bag for life which has been used to carry the stolen cigarettes.
“We are appealing to members of the public who have may have seen three men acting suspiciously in the Stanwix area this evening to contact us.
“The two staff members on duty have been subjected to a terrifying ordeal and are understandably shaken.
“At this time we do not know if the three men have made off on foot or in a vehicle. Any information, no matter how insignificant you may deem it, could help trace those responsible.”
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