Attacker hunted after man 'burned' in Carlisle shop

Armed police were called in after a man suffered burns during an attack in a Carlisle shop.

Armed police were called in after a man suffered burns during an attack in a Carlisle shop.

The attacker is being hunted after officers were called to PB Sports on Wigton Road and found the 50-year-old with burns to his legs.

He was taken to Cumberland Infirmary after the attack at 10:47 GMT.

The area was cordoned off and police said armed officers were deployed in the search for the attacker "as a precaution".


source: BBC
2018-02-13 16:23
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