THREE women have been arrested following an incident in Whitehaven

The three individuals were arrested for 'violent disorder' following an incident on Peter Street. 

In a post on social media, Cumbria Police wrote: "PC 2518 Diesveld and PC2249 McCulla have arrested 3 females for violent disorder following an incident on Peter Street. All three have been interviewed and released on bail while inquiries are ongoing.

"Please refrain from commenting on any specifics you may or may not know about this as it may hinder the ongoing investigation."