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Police appeal after man dies on A66

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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was killed in a collision on the A66 near Keswick.

Reports of an injured man on the road came in at 7.30am this morning. Emergency services arrived and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The family have been informed, and officers are working with them.

Officers believe the man may have been hit by a HGV and that the driver wasn't aware of the collision.

Anyone with information, or who may have dashcam footage of that area in the morning, should call 101 and speak to PC 1947 Ross.



Police appeal for potential witnesses of Whitehaven assault

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Police are investigating a grievous bodily harm assault which took place in Whitehaven on Sunday 2nd July, in which a 30-year-old woman was seriously injured.

Two women, aged 25 and 36, both from Whitehaven, were arrested in relation to the assault and have been released under investigation.

Police wish to speak to potential witnesses, including a taxi driver who they say picked up a lone female passenger that day, between midnight and 2am from Whitehaven Town Centre, and took the fair to Derwentwater road in Whitehaven.

Cumbria Police investigate shoplifting in Penrith

CCTV still of the man suspect. Credit: Cumbria Police

Cumbria Police are searching for a man in relation to two shoplifting incidents from stores in Penrith.

A male suspect stole two salmon reels from the John Norris store on Victoria road around 12.30pm on 22 June.

After 1pm two Berghaus jackets were stolen from the Go Outdoor stores on Ullswater road.

Anyone with more information is advised to contact PC Michael Hutt by calling 101, or anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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