A 39-year-old man has been arrested after a man was hit with a ‘metal chain’ on a Barrow street.
The incident happened at about 3.30pm om Dalton Road on Thursday and police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
It was reported that the victim was hit with an item described as a metal chain by another man. His injuries are believed to be minor.
A 39-year-old male from Barrow, was arrested on suspicion of assault, affray and possession of an offensive weapon. He has been released on bail.
Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to report it online at www.cumbria.police.uk/reportit , quoting incident number 140 of the 26th of August. Information can also be reported by phoning 101.
Alternatively, to report information, completely anonymously, contact independent charity Crimestoppers, 0800 555 111.