Police are investigating after a teenage girl was assaulted by a man in a Cockermouth park.
The 16-year-old was running in Harris Park at 8:30am this morning when a male assaulted her. She was uninjured.
The man is described as white, in his early twenties, average height, wearing a grey orblue puffy jacket, dark tracksuit bottoms and carrying a bag.
A 19-year-old man, from Carlisle, has been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and remains in police custody.
Detective Inspector Martin Hodgson said, "Incidents such as this are extremely rare and I want to reassure the public that Cumbria Police are taking this extremely seriously and have allocated a team of detectives to thoroughly investigate what taken place.
"If you think you may have seen a male matching the description above then please get in touch.
" If you were in Harris Park around the time of the incident the again we would like to hear from you."
Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101.