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.
A man has been charged with the murder of his mother and sister in south Cumbria.
The body of 58-year-old Alice McMeekin and her 20-year-old daughter Kathryn Jenkin were found at a house in Millom early on Saturday morning (8th June) and John Jenkin was arrested shortly afterwards:
Ryan Dollard was in court in Barrow this morning:
Police have named two women killed at a house in Millom in Cumbria. 58 year old Alice McMeekin was found early on Saturday.
Police believe the second woman is her 20 year old daughter Kathryn Jenkin.
A 23 year old man from the town has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Police say they are particularly keen to speak to a group of seven people between 16 and 18 years of age. Four teenage boys and three teenage girls were seen in the area. Officers say that the attack was seemingly without provocation.
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.
Post Mortems will take place later today along with formal identification.
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.
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.
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.
Police in Dumfries are appealing for witnesses after vandals sprayed a war memorial with green paint.
The incident was discovered on Friday night (3rd May), at the memorial site on the New Abbey Road.
The Maxwelltown and Troqueer monument, which is topped with a figure of a soldier, commemorates more than 200 men from the area who died during the first world war.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Police Scotland.
Crime in Cumbria has fallen by 11% according to the latest figures released by the Police and Crime Commissioner.
The figures from April 2012 to the end of March 2013 show a 3% reduction in burglaries, 290 fewer incidents of anti-social behaviour and 443 less assaults involving injury.
Crime Commissioner Richard Rhodes has called it an "outstanding result for the people of Cumbria."