Cumbria Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Barrow.

An incident, in the early hours of Sunday March 31, involved three males and one female.

The assault occurred on Cavendish Street at around 3:58am.

A man in his 50s suffered a life-threatening head injury following the incident and remains in hospital in Preston.

A 24-year-old man from Barrow was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.

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

Both remain in police custody.

Officers are appealing to anyone who witnesses the incident.

Anyone with information relating to this incident can report online at , quoting incident number 28 of 31 March 2024.

You can also phone on 101.

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