Two people left with serious injuries after early morning attack in Workington

Police are investigating after two people were attacked with a knife and an axe in Workington.

Officers were called to a house on Coniston Drive just before 1am on 21 August after reports of a serious assault.

A man and a woman, both in their 30s, were left with serious injuries and taken to the Cumberland Infirmary.

A 41-year-old man, of no fixed address, has been arrested and is in custody.

Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident.

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