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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.

Charity shop closure transformed the fortunes of village

A village in Penrith lost its only charity shop, but little did the locals in Shap know that merely two years later, the closure would turn out to be a blessing in disguise.

It inspired the community to open their own store and as Kate Walby reports, it's transformed the fortunes of the village:

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 quoting log number 111.


Sheepdog stolen from Penrith farm

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Police are appealing for information after a black, white and tan sheepdog was stolen from a farm in Cumbria.

Jen, who is six years old, was taken from a farm outbuilding in King's Meaburn, near Penrith.

She was taken between 8am and midnight on Tuesday 11 April.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101.

Penrith mother raising awareness of Type 1 diabetes

Lewis Gosney Credit: ITV Border

A mother from Penrith is looking to raise awareness of Type One diabetes after her two-year-old son was diagnosed in January.

Denise Gosney's son Lewis is now fully dependent on an insulin pump, and requires constant supervision and care.

Lewis was drinking an unusually large volume of liquid every day, and tests confirmed he had the condition.

"Lewis will be dependent on insulin forever. I'm doing this interview is to raise awareness but more importantly to raise funds to find a cure and i do believe by the time Lewis is an adult we'll have found a cure for this."

– Denise Gosney, Lewis' mother
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