Cumbria

Carlisle sexual assault: Man arrested

A 33-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a serious sexual assault on a woman in Carlisle.

The 21-year-old woman was attacked at around midnight on Tuesday after leaving a nightclub in the city centre.

The alleged assault took place at the rear of Tesco's near Blackfriars Street.

Police are appealing for anyone who may have seen or heard anything suspicious in the area to come forward.

Det Sgt Gemma Rushforth said: "Incidents of this nature are rare however I would like to remind people to be mindful of their personal safety when out at night."

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