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Police appeal for witnesses following serious assault in Barrow

Written by on 20/02/2021

Cumbria Police are appealing for witnesses following the report of a serious assault on Jarrow Street, Barrow.

Officers were called by NWAS at around 2:50pm (Saturday 20th February).

A 13-year-old boy sustained injuries believed to have been caused by a knife. He is described as in a serious but stable condition and is being taken hospital via helimed.

A 13-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in police custody.

There is an increased police presence and a cordon in place on Jarrow Street due to the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information in relation to this incident is urged to call 101 quoting incident number 116 of 20th Feburary 2021. Alternatively you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers completely anonymously on 0800 555111.