Cumbria

Carlisle man arrested on suspicion of indecent assault

A 22-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of the indecent assault of a 17-year-old woman in Carlisle.

The man was arrested on Thursday in connection with an attack on Greystone Road, before being bailed.

The victim was returning from a night out in the city on September 25, when the incident occurred.

Cumbria Police is currently investigating four unconnected sex assaults in Carlisle.

Patrols have been increased in the city centre and officers are reminding women to make their way home walk in pairs or take a taxi.

Cards containing safety tips are also being handed out to college and university students.

Student Fi Hudson, said: "You don't hear of it in Carlisle.

"We've got a lot of first years come at this time [of year] and they're not expecting to have to hear this sort of thing and they are panicking, they are worried."

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