Van linked with attempted murder

Date: Tuesday 27th February 2018

POLICE are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a vehicle believed to be connected with an attempted murder earlier this month.

A Mercedes low-loader van, registration number LN11 WVD, is being sought by officers who would also like to hear from anyone who saw the vehicle in the Wigton Road area of Carlisle at any point on 13th February.

Frank Robertson, aged 60, of Stainton, was charged with attempted murder and has been remanded in custody. The charge relates to an incident in Carlisle in which a man was set alight and attacked with a machete.

Anyone with any information is asked to email or call 101 and ask to speak to an officer in North Cumbria CID