Posted on 16:12:00 on 19th October 2019
Cumbria Police have arrested a man on suspicion of possession of a bladed article following reports of a man seen carrying a knife.
Police were called shortly before 3pm regarding a man seen in the street carrying a knife on the streets of Workington.
Officers attended and arrested a man in Harrington Road in Workington.
The man – 23-years-old and from the Workington area – was arrested on suspicion of possession of a bladed article and affray.
A woman aged 28 – also from the Workington area – was arrested on suspicion of affray.
Both are currently in police custody.
Cumbria Police has not received any reports of anyone having been injured in connection with this incident.
Officers are aware of online comments suggesting there are people who have information which could assist officers in their investigation but who have yet to come forward.
Anyone who witnessed a man carrying a knife should contact police immediately as they may be able to assist officers with their enquiries.
Anyone with information about this incident who has yet to contact police is asked to do so referencing incident 101 of 19 October 2019.
Call non-emergency number: 101
Or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
Always call in an emergency 999