Appeal for witnesses following assault in Barrow

Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault that occurred on Cavendish Street, Barrow at around 3:58am today (March 31).

The incident involved three males and a female.

A man in his 50s suffered a life-threatening head injury following the incident and remains in hospital in Preston.

A 24-year-old man from Barrow was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.

A 16-year-old boy from Barrow was arrested on suspicion of attempted to assault a person thereby occasioning them actual bodily harm.

Both remain in police custody.

Officers are appealing to anyone who witnesses the incident.

Anyone with information relating to this incident can report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/report-it , quoting incident number 28 of 31 March 2024.

You can also phone on 101.

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


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