Police are renewing their appeal for information following a serious assault on Cavendish Street, Barrow at around 3:58am yesterday (31 March).

The incident involved three males and a female.  

A man in his 50s remains in hospital in a critical but stable condition.

A female was also assaulted following the initial incident causing no injury. 

A 24-year-old man from Barrow was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm. He has been released on police bail.

A 16-year-old boy from Barrow was arrested on suspicion of attempted to assault a person thereby occasioning them actual bodily harm was released under investigation.

Officers are continuing with their enquiries and are appealing to members of the public, those working in the area such as taxi drivers who may have witnessed the incident or where in the area at the time.

Anyone with information relating to this incident can report online at www.cumbria.police.uk/report-it , quoting incident number 28 of 31 March 2024. 


You can also phone on 101.


Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.