Police are appealing for witnesses after members of the public were threatened with a bladed article.

Officers were called at about 7.00pm on Sunday night to Bowness Court in Workington.

The man brandished the bladed article and number of times and threatened various members of the public.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: " No injuries to the public were sustained during the incident.

"Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call 101"