Police were called at approximately 00:25am this morning, Tuesday 8 August, to the report of a serious assault involving two males, on Senhouse Street, Maryport.
A 34-year-old man received stab wounds and was taken to Carlisle Infirmary where he remains in a critical condition. Police and other emergency services attended the scene and the area remains cordoned off whilst enquiries continue.
A 32-year-old man from Carlisle has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.
Witnesses to the incident are urged to contact police on 101 quoting log number 5 of 8 August, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.