Man arrested in connection with family attack in Carlisle

A 22-year-old Carlisle man has been arrested after a family of five suffered multiple injuries in an unprovoked attack by a group of youths.

The family were walking home from a firework display through Brookside at about 19:30 GMT on Saturday when they were confronted and then attacked.

At least one of the group of about 20 youths was armed with a baseball bat.

The man was arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and assault and has been bailed until 16 December.

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