Cumbria

Wigton stabbings: Three people hurt and man arrested

A man has been arrested after three people were stabbed in the street.

Two men were found injured in King Street, Wigton, at 13:50 BST, while a woman was hurt in Church Street, Cumbria Police said.

North West Ambulance Service said all three were taken to hospital. Police said two "bladed articles" were recovered.

The men were flown to hospitals in Blackpool and Preston, and the woman has minor hand injuries.

The force said: "We are working quickly to establish the circumstances of what has occurred and who is involved.

"Police have no information at this stage that the incident is related in any way to terrorism."

A 49-year-old man remains in custody.

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