Man arrested after girl stabbed with knife in Barepot

A man has been arrested after a girl was stabbed with a knife in Cumbria.

Police were called to Workington's Barepot area at 21:25 BST following reports a 15-year-old had been stabbed and a second girl, 14, attacked.

The older girl was taken to hospital in Newcastle with serious injuries. The 14-year-old was not injured.

A 39-year-old man, who is not from the local area, has been arrested on suspicion of assault with intent to cause serious harm and assault.

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