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Man and teenager arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Cumbria

A MAN and a teenager have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in Cumbria.

Police were called at 1.35pm on Sunday March 30 2014 to a report of an assault at Central Avenue, Egremont.

A 46 -year-old local man was taken to West Cumberland Hospital by ambulance in a critical condition.

A man aged 57 and 17-year-old boy, both from the Egremont area, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and are being questioned at Workington Police Station.

Detective Superintendent Slattery from Cumbria Police said: “We are taking this incident very seriously and will be investigating thoroughly to establish exactly what has happened.

“If anyone has any information about this incident please call Cumbria Police on 101 and ask for Detective Sergeant Vasey, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

Police have stressed that no firearms were involved in this incident, and there was no danger to the general public at any time.


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