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Police appeal after 'road rage' assault

It happened between Scaw Road and Lillyhall. Credit: ITV Border

Police are appealing for witnesses after a "road rage" assault in Workington.

It happened at around 1pm on Wednesday 19 April, between Lillyhall and Scaw Road in High Harrington.

Two vehicles were involved - a red Honda Civic and a red Vauxhall Vivaro van - and police say one of the drivers was assaulted.

They are urging anyone with information to contact them on 101.

Police appeal after white van driver offers lift to child

The incident happened in the Firth View Walk area. Credit: Google Street View.

Police are trying to find a white van driver, who offered a nine-year-old girl a lift in Workington.

It happened in the Firth View Walk area, in the morning.

The girl was approached by the white van with two people inside, and the driver asked if she would like a lift.

When she refused the van drove away.

The driver is described as having dark hair and he didn't have a local accent. He was driving a white Ford Transit van, and the other man was in the passenger seat.

Police are appealing for any witnesses with information to call Cumbria Police on 101.


UPDATE: Van driver 'stable' after falling ill at the wheel in Workington

Hall Brow in Workington. Credit: Google Street View.

A man is in stable condition after suffering what police say was a 'medical episode' before a collision in Workington.

He was driving a Peugeot van, which collided with a wall and lamppost in the Hall Brow area of the town at around 6:50pm on Thursday 6th April.

An off-duty police officer and members of the public helped the 59-year-old driver. He was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle, where his condition is described as stable.

Police have thanked motorists for their patience while they investigated the incident.

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Man arrested after man stabbed in Workington

A man has been arrested after a 31-year-old was stabbed in Workington.

A man has been arrested after a 31-year-old was stabbed in Workington.

Cumbria Police were called on Friday afternoon to reports of an assault taking place inside a property at Firth View Walk.

Officers arrived and found a man who had suffered a suspected stab wound to the back. He was treated by paramedics at the scene and taken to Preston Hospital by air ambulance.

An 18-year-old man was arrested at the scene on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. He remains in police custody.

The injured man remains in hospital today. However, his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Nobody else is being sought in relation to this incident.

Anyone who has information about what happened who has yet to come forward is asked to call Cumbria Constabulary on 101 quoting incident number 168 of 24 March 2017.

– Cumbria Police
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