Cumbria Police have arrested a man after reports of someone seen carrying a knife in the centre of Workington on Saturday October 19.

A 23-year-old man, who is from the area, was arrested on Harrington Road in the town on suspicion of possession of a bladed article. A 28-year-old woman, was also arrested.

Both are currently in police custody. There are no reports that anyone was injured during the incident.

The police are aware of online comments suggesting there are people who have information which could assist officers in their investigation but who have yet to come forward.

They are asking anyone who witnessed a man carrying a knife to contact police immediately.

UPDATE: The two people arrested regarding the incident have been released under investigation.