Police are appealing for witnesses to a report of a serious sexual assault in Kendal.
The incident is alleged to have taken place on Saturday afternoon (9th March), between 5pm and 6pm.
A 22-year-old woman was approached by a man in the town centre and it is believed she was then sexually assaulted in the Angel Yard area of the town.
A 29-year-old local man is being questioned in connection with the offence and remains in police custody.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Cumbria Police.