Cumbria Police are growing increasingly concerned for a 27-year-old man who was last seen in the London Road area of Carlisle.
Richard Whiskin was last seen at 2.45pm on Thursday August 20th.
He is described as a white male, of slim build, 5ft 9 – 6ft tall, with brown eyes, brown hair which is currently shaven on the back and sides, distinctive sideburns and facial hair.
He has a piercing in his eyelid and his nose and was last seen wearing a navy blue waterproof jacket, dark coloured jeans and blue Adidas trainers.
Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen Mr Whiskin to call Cumbria Police on 101.
If Mr Whiskin sees this appeal he is also asked to let Police know he is safe and well.
Police are investigating an assault on Oxford Street, Workington, earlier this morning.
The assault took place arond 6am when a Workington man was walking along Oxford Road.
He was thrown to the ground, punched and kicked, suffering minor injuries.
The suspect is described as being a white male, aged in his mid-twenties, of small build with short dark hair.
Detective Inspector Dan StQuintin from Cumbria Police said:
We require the public’s help in tracing who is responsible for this alleged unprovoked attack. If you were in the vicinity of Oxford Road at this time, we would like to hear from you.
The victim suffered minor injuries but is understandably shaken by this incident.”
Anyone with any information is asked to call Cumbria Police on 101
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The A69 in Cumbria has been closed this morning after a lorry crashed into a house, strewing masonry and debris across the carriageway.
It happened just after 3am at the crossroads in Corby Hill, next to the Brampton Medical Practice.
Police confirmed that the driver of the truck escaped serious injury.
The truck came to rest in the front garden of the house involved.
The road has remained closed as clear up work is carried out and diversions have now been set up between junction 43 of the M6 and the A689 at Brampton.
A man has been arrested in a supermarket car park following a number of crimes including dangerous driving and possession of a weapon.
Police were called to the Asda near London Road in Carlisle where the 42 year old was arrested in the car park.
It follows a report of a white Ford Focus nearly hitting another car at St Nicholas Gate retail park last night.
Eight police vehicles were called to the scene.
A spokeswoman for Cumbria Police said:
Police arrested a man, of unknown address, on suspicion of dangerous driving, failure to stop, driving while disqualified, driving while unfit through drink or drugs, and possession of an offensive weapon."
Cumbria Police are reminding Carlisle United fans to be on their best behaviour during today's League Two match with Cambridge United at Brunton Park:
Police have arrested a man in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a 26 year old woman in Carlisle earlier today.
A 23 year old man from Carlisle has been arrested on suspicion of rape and has been taken in for questioning.
It happened this morning between 2am and 2.45am in the Chinese Gardens near Rickerby Park.
The woman reported that she was assaulted after meeting a man in Carlisle city centre earlier in the evening.
Detective Chief Inspector Doug Marshall said:
Whilst we have made an arrest in this investigation a number of further enquiries are to be conducted and our appeal for information remains.
Anyone with any information in relation to this incident is asked to contact police. No matter how insignificant you may deem your information we would like to hear from you as it may assist in our enquiries.”
Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault in Carlisle.
It happened between 2am and 2.45am this morning in the Chinese Gardens near Rickerby Park.
A 26 year old woman, reported that she was assaulted after meeting a man in Carlisle city centre earlier in the evening.
Anyone with any information is asked to call Cumbria Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
We are asking anyone who may have any information to make contact with the police.
No matter how trivial the information may seem it could be important for our investigation.
This is a serious crime, and I am appealing to the local community to help us with our ongoing investigation.
The victim is being supported by specially trained professionals at this difficult time.”
Police are concerned for the welfare of a 14 year old boy who has gone missing in the Kendal area.
Michael Pearson, was last seen at his home on Queens Road at around 5pm on Monday.
He is described as being white, of slim build with short brown hair and is around 5ft 5inches tall.
He has a Liverpool accent and is thought to be wearing a black North Face fleece, black tracksuit bottoms and black trainers.
Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen Michael to get in touch.