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Police investigating serious assault in Carlisle

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Police are appealing for information following a serious assault in Carlisle.

A man in his fifties was found with serious injuries on the street outside of Gallaghers on Botchergate. It is believed the assault occurred at approximately 1am this morning, 4 August, in the nearby area.

The man has been transferred to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.
Police would like to speak to witnesses who may have been in the area at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 and ask to speak to an officer from North Cumbria CID. Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111 quoting log number 15 of 4 August.