Three men were charged with offences including sexual assault and false imprisonment after an incident have been appeared in court.

A 32-year-old man was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries having been found in the street on Sandes Avenue in Kendal.

Police said the following people had been charged with sexual assault by penetration, grievous bodily harm with intent and false imprisonment after the alleged incident on June 2.

Christopher Calvert, 43, of Garth Bank, Kendal

Jonathan Calvert, 35, of Stricklandgate, Kendal

And a 17-year-old boy who cannot be named because he is a youth

They appeared before South Cumbria Magistrates' Court in Barrow on Saturday.

The two men were remanded in custody.

A pre-trial hearing is to take place on July 9 at Carlisle Crown Court.

Police said three people aged 33, 34 and 38 had also been bailed pending further enquiries and a woman, 53, released under investigation.