POLICE investigating incidents in Kendal thought to have been linked today arrested a 55-year-old man.

The man, from Kendal, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a knife in a public place and committing an offence with the intention of committing a relevant sexual offence. He remains in police custody.

A 41-year-old man from Kendal was previously arrested on suspicion of sexual assault and released on police bail.

Anyone who has any information is urged to contact police by calling 101 or emailing 101@cumbria.police.uk, quoting incident 65 of November 30, 2019. Alternatively, Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111.