AN ALLEGED altercation in Kendal between three men which involved a knife is being investigated by police.

Police reported the incident happened outside the Loft House apartments on Kent Street at around 4.30pm yesterday.

A Cumbria Constabulary spokesman said: "An altercation happened in the street between three men believed to be aged between 18 and 20 years old. It was reported that one of the men had a knife."

Police are now appealing for witnesses to the alleged public order offence.

Anyone with information is asked to to contact PC 2404 on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting log 139 of February 27.