A woman has been taken to hospital after she was hit by a car and then stabbed while with a child in Cumbria.
Police are investigating an incident that occurred at around 2:30pm on Saturday in the Woodend area in Egremont.
A red Kia Rio was in a collision with a woman in her forties and a boy of secondary school age.
The driver, a man in his twenties, left the car and assaulted the woman, leaving her with non-life threatening stab wounds to the arm.
She was later taken to Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle.
We are investigating an incident that occurred at around 2:30pm on today (Oct 9) in the Woodend area in Egremont
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The child suffered minor injuries, he was taken to hospital as a precaution and discharged.
Police were later called at 2:44pm to a report of a single vehicle collision on St Bees Road involving a red Kio Rio.
Officers attended and located a man in his twenties in a woodland area. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police say there are no suspicious circumstances and there was no threat to the wider public at the time.