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84-year-old man dies after falling ill behind the wheel

The incident was reported to the police on Saturday 30 March Credit: PA

An 84-year-old man has died after becoming unwell while he was driving in the area of Red Sykes near the A590 in Ulverston.

The incident was reported to the police at about 4.40pm on Saturday 30 March by the North West Ambulance Service.

It is believed the man stopped the car he was driving in a safe location before stepping out. No other vehicles were involved in the incident.

The man was taken to the Preston Royal Infirmary but he died the following evening.

His family have expressed their thanks to the emergency services involved.

Cumbria Police looking for missing Egremont man

Peter Jewell from Egremont is missing Credit: Cumbria Police

Cumbria Police are concerned for the welfare of 66-year-old Peter Jewell who was last seen in the area of Park View, Egremont on February 11th at 9:30am.

Peter is described as 5ft 5ins, stocky with grey hair.

Peter is believed to have links to Preston.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101. Officers would also like to urge Peter to contact this number if he sees this appeal.


CCTV released in Carlisle shoplifting investigation

Police want to speak to these men in connection with shoplifting Credit: Cumbria Police

Cumbria Police are looking to speak to these two men as part of a shoplifting investigation at Morrison's in Kingstown.

The incident took place on January 19th between 6:24 and 6:32pm.

Officers would like to speak with the men pictured as part of their investigations.

Anyone with information should call PC MUIR 2696 on 101 Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


Two charged with drug offences in Carlisle

Two men have been charged with Conspiracy to supply class A drugs following an operation carried out by the North Cumbria Drugs Squad.

Connor White, of Eldon Drive, Carlisle, and Thomas Wright, of Harefield Road, Liverpool are due to appear in Carlisle Crown Court on 12 November.

The charges follow an operation carried out at Carlisle Railway Station on Thursday 18th October 2018. A quantity of money and drugs were seized. Another Man from Merseyside was also arrested but has been released under investigation.

Police investigate possible attempted abduction

Attempted abduction Credit: ITV Border

Cumbria Police are investigating after a 10-year-old girl appeared to be the victim of an attempted abduction.

The alleged incident happened when a man approached the child on Main Street in Allonby.

He reportedly ran away after a struggle with the girl.

It happened at around half past five on Thursday afternoon.

The child was not injured in the incident.

Assault claim teenager arrested

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A teenager who claimed to have been sprayed in the face with an unknown substance has been arrested on suspicion of wasting police time and obstruction of justice.

The incident was alleged to have taken place on the evening of 12 July on the A594 between Maryport and Dearham. The road was closed overnight while police investigated.

Police say following extensive enquiries and investigations, officers have arrested the 17-year-old who made the report and are not currently seeking anyone else in relation to this incident.

The teen has been released under investigation.

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