Second man arrested over 'setting Koran alight' inquiry

A second man has been arrested on suspicion of burning the Islamic holy book in a Carlisle street.

Police were called to English Street on 19 January after reports that a copy of the Koran was being burned.

A 32-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of using racially aggravated threatening words and behaviour, and bailed until 3 March.

On Saturday, a 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence.

He has been bailed until 8 February, Cumbria Police confirmed.

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