Police are investigating an alleged assault on a Carlisle man that occurred during a hunt.
It is alleged that the victim, who is a man in his 40s, was monitoring the Coniston Hunt on Saturday when he was assaulted by at least two men who hit him with sticks.
He suffered minor facial injuries in the attack that happened at about 1.30pm.
A spokeswoman for Cumbria police said: “A 72-year-old man from Windermere voluntarily attended Kendal police station yesterday to help officers with their enquiries.
“He has been released from custody and investigations will continue and the evidence will be assessed.”
Anyone who witnessed the alleged incident should contact PC Roy Williams on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.