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Gun incident in Carlisle

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Cumbria's Chief Temporary Constable to 'resign or retire'

Stuart Hyde Credit: ITV News Border

Cumbria's Police and Crime Commissioner Richard Rhodes has called for Temporary Chief Constable to either resign or retire.

Stuart Hyde was appointed in January 2012 but was suspended in September, following complaints of misconduct.

Police and Crime Commissioner, Richard Rhodes said:

“After careful consideration I am proposing to start the process to ask Temporary Chief Constable Hyde to retire or resign under the section 38 (3) of the PRSRA, in the meantime he has been suspended."

Police appeal for missing man in Carlisle

David Bradley
David Bradley, who has been missing for a week. Credit: Cumbria Police

Police are appealing for help in tracing a man who has gone missing from Carlisle.

David Bradley hasn't been seen since last Tuesday, August 6.

Today is his 51st birthday.

Mr Bradley is described as 5ft 8” tall, of stocky build, with short dark hair.

He has a broad Lancashire accent, and usually wears dark jeans, trainers, and a dark hooded top.

He is believed to have connections to Manchester and Dumfries.

Anyone who has seen him, or has any information, is asked to contact Cumbria Police on 101 and ask for Carlisle Police.


Update: Armed officers attend to incident in Carlisle

Armed officers are continuing to deal with an ongoing incident in the south area of Morton, Carlisle.

Police were called to an incident at 2.20pm where a man is believed to have threatened someone known to him with a weapon.

Police are conducting enquiries, but say they do not believe there is any danger to the public.

Ashness Drive has been cordoned off by police.


Police comment on Millom deaths

The man leading the investigation into the deaths of two women in Millom on Saturday 8th June has issued a statement on the progress of the investigation.

A team of detectives are working on this investigation to establish the circumstances surrounding these tragic deaths.

Specially trained officers are supporting the family at this terrible time.

Events such as these are rare in Cumbria and we are doing everything we can to ensure that the victims families are supported and the offender is brought to justice.

– Detective Chief Inspector Paul Duhig, Cumbria Police

Post Mortems will take place later today along with formal identification.

Investigations continue into Millom murders

Police say their investigations continue into the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two people in Millom this morning.

They have confirmed that both were women, one aged in her 50’s and the other in her 20’s.

A 23 year old man from Millom was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody. The victims are believed to be related to the suspect.

Murder investigation launched in Millom

Cumbria Police Statement:

At 8:39 am this morning police were called an incident at property in Millom, where two people were found dead inside.

An investigation has been launched and a man, aged 23 from Millom, was arrested nearby on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody.

At this time, police do not suspect that anyone else was involved but are continuing to investigate.

Police are working to formally identify the two people.

Man in "serious condition" after crash on A6

A man from Wigton is in a serious condition after a two vehicle collision on the A6 between Penrith and the Stoneybeck roundabout.

The 55-year-old was driving a Citroen Berlingo when the accident happened at around 2.20pm.

He was airlifted to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.

A 42-year-old woman from Carlisle, who was driving the Kia Sedona involved in the accident, has been taken to Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle, along with her 49-year-old male passenger.

The A6 remains closed from the Stoneybeck roundabout.

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