A taxi driver was threatened by a man with a hammer and a knife on Ehen Road, Cleator Moor, last night. The victim managed to take the knife from the man, who is described as white, of medium build and with a local accent. Police are investigating.
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The Met Office have issued a yellow "Be Aware" warning of heavy rain for the region which is valid from 3pm Sunday until 3pm Monday
Emma Jesson brings you Saturday night's forecast
Christmas Eve which could be rather frosty, and at present, Christmas Day itself looks like being cold and clear with a few wintry showers