A 33-YEAR-OLD man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing at High Sparrowmire, Kendal is ‘being assessed by partner agencies’, according to police.

Officers have said that the circumstances of the incident, which took place on the Hallgarth Estate on December 9, are still under investigation.

The victim - a woman in her late 30s - is still receiving medical attention but her injuries are no longer described as life threatening.