Cumbria

Rosecroft Residential Home: Woman arrested in abuse probe

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Image caption Rosecroft Residential Home is run by MPS Care Group

A woman has been arrested by police investigating allegations of abuse at a residential home in Cumbria.

The arrest follows reports of physical and verbal abuse towards a female resident at Rosecroft Residential Home in Workington, Cumbria Police said.

The woman, 20, from Maryport, has been arrested and bailed on suspicion of ill-treatment or neglect under section 44 of the Mental Capacity Act 2005.

MPS Care Group, which runs the home, declined to comment.

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