Teenager injured in Maryport assault

A 14-year-old boy is being treated in hospital after a "serious" assault in a Cumbria town.

Cumbria Police are investigating the incident in Sandy Lonning, Maryport, shortly before 2300 BST on Friday.

The boy was taken to West Cumberland Hospital, in Whitehaven, where his condition is said to be poorly.

Police have made a number of arrests. They said they believed a number of teenagers were in the area, and appealed for anyone with information.

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