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Saturday, 01 November 2014

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Man attacked while walking in Carlisle park

Cumbria police are investigating two assaults in the north of the county.

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In the first, a man was left with a broken nose and other facial injuries after being attacked in Melbourne Park, Carlisle.

The 46-year-old, from the St Aidan's area, was walking through the park from Botcherby when he was assaulted by three men at about 8.30pm on Friday.

They were described as aged 18-22 and wearing grey hooded sweat shirts and black tracksuit bottoms.

Anyone who saw the attack, or the three men in the park, is urged to call police on 101.

In a separate incident, a man was assaulted at the bus stop near the Pearl City takeaway on King Street, Wigton, at 10.20pm on Friday.

Police - who have arrested a man in relation to the incident - say the victim suffered serious facial injuries and required hospital treatment.

Any witnesses should call Cockermouth police on 101.

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