Police appeal to public after Serious assault in Kendal (9th Feb)


Cumbria Police are asking for people to come forward after a man sustained head injuries after an assault in Kendal. 


Police were called at 19:37 yesterday evening (9th February) with a report of a man having been assaulted on the river path next to the Waterside Housing Estate, Kendal. The assault is believed to have taken place outside The Waterside Cafe. The victim was hit with a blunt weapon to the head.

The man, aged 42, from Kendal was taken to Royal Lancaster Infirmary by ambulance with non-life threatening injuries.

The offender is described as a man in his mid-20s, of a gaunt appearance, with a goatee beard, tall and wearing jeans. He may have been with two other men, but they were not involved in the assault.

Anyone with any information is asked to call Cumbria Police on 101 and ask for Kendal CID, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.