A footballer was left with head and shoulder injuries following an assault during a game in Shap.

The incident took place on Saturday, October 21, at approximately 3:40pm and involved two players on Shap Memorial Pitch.

Cumbria Police are now appealing for witnesses to the incident.

Anyone with information relating to this incident can report it online at www.cumbria.police.uk/report-it, quoting incident number 40 of 23 October 2023. 

You can also phone on 101 or, alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.