Cumbria

Longtown solicitor charged in fraud investigation

A north Cumbrian solicitor has been charged with fraud following a two-year police investigation.

Pauline Butler, 53, was charged on Tuesday with three offences of fraud by abuse of a position trust, Cumbria Police said.

A spokesman for the force said the investigation centred on clients' financial losses.

The 53-year-old of Stackbraes Road in Longtown, will appear at Carlisle Magistrates' Court on 2 November.

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