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RSPCA search for owners of starving dog found in Penrith

The RSPCA are willing to prosecute the person responsible for neglecting her Credit: RSPCA

RSPCA officers are trying to trace the owner of a dog that was near to death when she was found on a road in Penrith by a member of the public. One officer describes the five-year-old Staffordshire Boxer cross as one of the most shocking cases he's ever seen.

Ruby, as she's being called, is being nursed back to health but was just a week from death. The RSPCA say they are willing to prosecute the person responsible for neglecting her.

Ruby is being nursed back to health but was just a week from death Credit: ITV Border

Anyone with information should contact the RSPCA on 03001234999.

Penrith show shines despite the weather

Judging at the Penrith Show. Credit: ITV News Border

The annual Penrith Show has been taking place at Brougham Farm.

Some very heavy rain didn't deter the crowds. The show was first held in 1834 and always takes place on the fourth Saturday in July.

There were competition classes for farm livestock, rabbits, horses and show jumping.

The event has grown into one of the largest stock shows in the north of England.

It's an important event in the calendar as the show's vice chair, Richard Utting, explains.

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Cumbria Police investigate shoplifting in Penrith

CCTV still of the man suspect. Credit: Cumbria Police

Cumbria Police are searching for a man in relation to two shoplifting incidents from stores in Penrith.

A male suspect stole two salmon reels from the John Norris store on Victoria road around 12.30pm on 22 June.

After 1pm two Berghaus jackets were stolen from the Go Outdoor stores on Ullswater road.

Anyone with more information is advised to contact PC Michael Hutt by calling 101, or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Investigations continue after man attacked and robbed in Penrith

Scene of assault on Saturday Credit: ITV Border

Investigations are continuing following a serious assault in Penrith.

A 45-year-old man was picked up at around 5.00am on Saturday morning by a man and a woman.

He was then driven around Penrith before being attacked and robbed at the KFC car park.

He suffered facial injuries.

Two people were arrested and have been helping police with their enquiries.

Serious assault in Penrith

Scene of assault and robbery Credit: ITV Border

Police in Penrith are investigating after an assault in the town.

Officers say a man was picked up at about 5am yesterday morning by a man and a woman and then driven around Penrith before being attacked and robbed at the KFC car park.

The 45 year old suffered facial injuries. Two people have been arrested and are helping police with their enquiries.

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Police investigate collision in Penrith after car failed to stop

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A road collision in Penrith is being investigated by Cumbria Police after the car failed to stop.

The car hit a parked silver Ford Fiesta on Lowther street.

Police believe the collision happened at some point between 10pm on Thursday, 25 May and 6.35am on Friday, 26 May.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the police on 101 or email 101@cumbria.police.uk quoting log number 111.

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