Kendal – Appeal for witnesses following assault arrest

Written by on 08/04/2019

Cumbria Police is appealing for witnesses to come forward after a man was arrested in the Kirkland area of Kendal this afternoon on suspicion of assault.

Officers were called shortly before 5pm following a report of a man in his 20s having been assaulted near to the play park.

Officers attended and arrested a man from the Barrow area – also in his 20s. He is currently in police custody.

The victim of the assault has been taken to the Royal Lancaster Infirmary with head injuries. The seriousness of those injuries are not yet known.

There were a number of people in the area at the time and officers would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the incident, or the moments leading up to it.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police referencing incident 164 of 8 April 2019.

Call non-emergency number: 101
Or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Always call in an emergency 999

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