Sunderland man released in attempted beach attack inquiry

A man arrested in connection with an attempted beach attack has been released under investigation while police inquiries continue.

Tuesday, 9th July 2019, 7:47 am
Updated Tuesday, 9th July 2019, 7:47 am
The incident is said to have taken place at Allonby, near Maryport, Cumbria.

The 34-year-old Sunderland man, who has not been named, was detained over the weekend after officers were alerted to an incident in Allonby, near Maryport, Cumbria, at around 9.30pm on Saturday.

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He was later quizzed by Cumbria Police on suspicion of criminal damage and attempting to commit grievous bodily harm after a 34-year-old man from Durham suffered minor injuries.