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Three men have been arrested after a police pursuit in Carlisle.
It happened on the outskirts of the city, just after midnight today.
A 37 year-old man was arrested on suspicion of the unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, dangerous driving, failing to stop and driving under the influence of drink or drugs.
A 17-year-old MAN from Carlisle was arrested on suspicion of the unlawful taking of a motor vehicle.
A 35-year-old man from Carlisle was arrested on suspicion of aggravated taking of a motor vehicle and possession of a controlled drug.
All three men currently remain in police custody whilst investigations continue.
A further 10-15 cm is likely to build up above 150 m with 20-30 cm possible over the highest routes - although (as is the nature with showers) some areas will see less.
At low levels, 2-6 cm, perhaps locally 10 cm, would be more likely.
Showers may well be accompanied by hail and lightning at times, increasing the potential for disruption to power supplies.
Winds will strengthen at times, bringing the potential for temporary blizzard conditions and drifting over hills.
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Snow showers will be heaviest and most frequent across western Scotland where a further 10-20 cm is likely to build up above 200-300 m with 30 cm possible over the very highest routes.
At low levels, parts of the warning area will see 3-7 cm of snow but some places near the west coast will see very little.
Showers will be accompanied by hail and lightning at times, particularly across western Scotland.
England all-rounder Ben Stokes is set to appear in court on an affray charge, on the same day he was expected to return to international cricket in a Twenty20 match in New Zealand.
Avon and Somerset Police confirmed that Stokes is due at Bristol Magistrates' Court on February 13, following an incident outside a nightclub in the city in September.
The 26-year-old from Cockermouth, who missed the Ashes after being suspended from playing for England, is accused of affray alongside two other men.
A fresh weather warning for snow and ice has been issued for parts of Cumbria and the south of Scotland.
The yellow warning comes into force at 11.00am today until 11.55pm tomorrow.
Forecasters says travel delays on roads are likely and there's a risk of vehicles becoming stranded on higher ground.
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