Two arrested in connection with assault

Two men from Whitehaven have been arrested after a 78-year-old woman was robbed in her own home.

The woman said two men in balaclavas came into her bedroom, threatened her and pushed her, before stealing money and valuables. She suffered injuries to her arm.

The attack happened on 31st October at Whinlatter Road in Whitehaven.

A 35-year-old man and a 41-year-old man were arrested by detectives from Workington on 5th November, and are being held in custody.

Police have appealed for anyone with information in relation to the incident to contact them at Workington CID on 101.

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Woman assaulted

A 78 year old woman has been assaulted in her own home in the early hours of the morning.