Cumbria

Pair seriously hurt in Workington axe and knife attack

A man has been arrested after two people were seriously injured at a house in Cumbria.

A 37-year-old man, and 35-year-old woman were attacked with an axe and a knife at a property in Coniston Drive, Workington, at 01:00 BST.

Cumbria Police said the pair, who have not been named, had been taken to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle.

A 41-year-old man, of no fixed address, has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

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