An arrest has been made in Carlisle in connection with an attempted murder investigation.

Cumbria Police arrested and detained a man in his thirties yesterday on suspicion of attempted murder.

The arrest was carried-out in Oakshaw Close, Lowry Hill, on behalf of Police Scotland.

A spokesperson for Cumbria Police said: "Cumbria Police can confirm that an arrest warrant was carried out on behalf of Police Scotland, at a property in the Oakshaw Close area of Carlisle.

"A man in his thirties was subsequently arrested and detained on suspicion of attempted murder, following on from an incident in Aberdeen on April 21."

Police Scotland's Inspector Alistair MacKenzie said: "A 31-year-old man was arrested in Carlisle on Thursday, 30 July, in connection with an incident in Aberdeen.

"This incident was reported as a disturbance on Marchburn Crescent around 9.30pm on Tuesday, 21 April, 2020. Two men, aged 29 and 49, were arrested and charged in connection with this and were due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court on 23 April.

"Enquiries were ongoing to trace a third man and he has now been arrested and charged. He is due to appear at Aberdeen Sheriff Court today."