POLICE were called at 12.15am this morning to Kendal town centre, to the report of an affray involving several people.

A male in his 40’s, from Birmingham, was taken to Royal Lancaster Infirmary with injuries including bruising and swelling to his head. His injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Information currently provided suggests many of those involved may have been from out of the area.

A police spokesman said: "There are three cordons in place whilst enquiries are ongoing. Two cordons are on Stricklandgate and one cordon on Allhallows.

"During the incident, a male in his 40’s from Birmingham, was arrested for a breach of his bail conditions not related to the incident.

"Police are following multiple lines of enquiry as part of the investigation including appealing to the public for information. Anyone with any information can report it via the online reporting form www.cumbria.police.uk/reportit or by calling 101.

"To report information completely anonymously, call independent charity, CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.

"The reference number to provide when giving information is incident number 4 of October 14."