A violent man who robbed a 16-year-old boy in Kendal has been sent to prison for nearly five years.
James Daniel Walker, 24, held a pair of scissors to his victim's neck and nose during a night time incident on the November 19th last year.
He also struck the teenager with a rock and tried to force a stone into his mouth, before ordering the teen to withdraw £20 from a cashpoint.
Walker, of Oxenholme Road in Kendal, was sentenced for that and a raft of other violent crimes at Carlisle Crown Court today.
He had previously pleaded guilty to the attempted robbery of another teenager in Kendal on the September 27th.
He had also admitted a common assault, possession of two offensive weapons and illegal drugs, and also two counts of wounding which related to football violence.
On that occasion, the court heard, Walker used a hammer to strike and injure two Lancaster City supporters.
Walker received a total sentence of four years and eight months from Judge Peter Davies, saying Walker had been guilty of "repeated and continued acts of violence".
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Police are looking for these men in connection to an assault that left a man in hospital with a head injury.
The assault took place in the Border Rambler pub on Botchergate, Carlisle and happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.
Police are urging witnesses or anyone who recognises any of the men to get in touch on 101 quoting 'incident number 30 of 13 November 2016' or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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Police are investigating a report of fluid bags being tampered with at Cumberland Infirmary.
They say they received the report last night.
Cumbria Constabulary received a report of medical supplies that appeared to have been tampered with last night (18th January) at the Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle. Detectives have investigated this report and are not treating this as a malicious incident at this time.
Police say the investigation that began earlier this month into saline bags being tampered with at the Cumberland Infirmary is still ongoing.
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Electricity North West say power has been restored to a majority of homes in Carlisle, though 25 homes are still in the dark.
They say it is expected to be restored by 12.30pm and the cuts were as a result of an underground cable fault.
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Greg Hoare has this report:
506 homes in Carlisle city centre are without power this morning.
Electricity North West say they were alerted about the power outage at 9.46am and believe homes on James street have been affected.
The power is expected to be restored by 11.46am.