Police make seven arrests after fighting in Appleby

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Cumbria Police have made a number of arrests after fighting broke out on The Sands in Appleby on Friday, at around 4:30pm near The Grapes.

A total of seven men were arrested – five on suspicion of affray and two on suspicion of public order offences. The seven are currently in police custody.

A number of people involved suffered cuts and bruises and facial injuries. However, it is currently believed that anyone has suffered injuries more significant than this.

Cumbria Police is investigating the incident but is urging anyone who witnessed what occurred or who has video footage to contact the police immediately.