Cumbria

Egremont man Andrew Armstrong dies after assault

Central Avenue, Egremont
Image caption Cumbria Police said post-mortem tests would be carried out in due course

A man who was was critically injured in an assault in Cumbria four days ago has died in hospital.

It is believed Andrew Armstrong was attacked in Central Avenue, Egremont, on Sunday afternoon.

The 46-year-old was taken to hospital and died on Thursday. Post-mortem tests have yet to take place.

Two men, aged 57 and 17, have been arrested and bailed on suspicion of attempted murder in connection with the incident, Cumbria Police said.

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