Cumbria

Man attacked by gang in Whitehaven

A Cumbrian man has been left with cuts and bruises after he was attacked by four people, all of whom were wearing balaclavas.

Police said the attack happened in the Burnmoor Avenue area of Whitehaven on Tuesday evening.

A force spokesman said the attackers were seen heading towards the town's Meadow Road.

An appeal has been made for anyone who was in the area at the time to contact detectives.

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