A 34-YEAR-OLD woman has been arrested after a man was racially abused in Whitehaven.

The woman is in custody after the incident occurred at about 5.30pm on Wednesday, March 13 on Lowther Street.

Police believe the incident was racially aggravated, and are looking to speak to the man involved, plus those who witnessed the incident.

Anyone with details can contact PC2379 by calling 101, citing log 178 of March 13.

Alternatively, details can also be passed on anonymously to Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111.