Woman threatened at knife point in Cumbria

A man has been arrested after a woman was threatened at knife point at a property near Keswick.

Police were called to a house in Newlands Valley at about 1845 BST on Thursday.

A major search was launched in the area involving officers, police dogs and a helicopter from Northumbria.

A 34-year-old man from Silloth was arrested on suspicion of aggravated burglary and possession of an offensive weapon.

Police have said that no-one was injured during the incident.

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