Cumbria Police make 48 New Year arrests

Police in Cumbria said they arrested almost 50 people across the county during New Year celebrations.

Officers received 221 calls between 21:00 GMT on Wednesday and 07:00 GMT on Thursday - "a larger number of incidents than normal".

Of those arrested, 17 people were detained in Carlisle, 14 in Workington, nine in Barrow and eight in Kendal.

A force spokesman said incidents related to disorder, anti-social behaviour and alcohol.

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