A man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding after a suspected assault in Workington.

Two men were taken to hospital with injuries consistent with a stabbing after police were called to the Cross Street area of Workington shortly before 10:30pm on Saturday night.

The two men have been now been discharged.

A 51 year-old man, who police say is from the Workington area, was later arrested on suspicion of wounding and remains in police custody.

Police are not seeking anyone else in connection with this incident.