CUMBRIA Police are appealing for information after a 16-year-old boy was assaulted.

Police were contacted at 7:06pm on Thursday due to a report of an assault inside a house on Croft Close, Millom.

A 16-year-old was assaulted by an older man and was later found by the police with minor facial injuries.

A 34-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of assault, kidnapping and criminal damage. He remains in custody.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact police on 101, quoting incident number 182 of 22 October. Alternatively you can call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.