Appeal for witnesses after arrests in Barrow in early hours of Tuesday morning

Officers investigating an incident in the early hours of Tuesday morning (28 Nov) in the Cloisters Avenue area of Barrow are appealing for witnesses to come forward.


Cumbria Police were called at 4.15am on Tuesday to a report of people fighting in the street.


Officers attended and two men aged in their 20s were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.


A third man, also in his 20s, was taken from the scene by ambulance to hospital after suffering injuries to his face and head. He has since been released from hospital.


The arrested men were bailed in the early hours of this morning (29 Nov).


In addition to witnesses, officers investigating are also keen to hear from anyone who may have footage of the incident, the moment leading up to it or immediately following it.


They are particularly keen for people in the Cloisters Avenue, Gleaston Avenue and Bardsea Road areas to check their dashcam and doorbell footage and contact police if they discover anything which could assist.


Anyone with information which might assist this investigation is encouraged to come forward.


You can report online at quoting incident number 16 of 28 November 2023. You can also phone on 101.


Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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