Man charged with attempted murder over Shap attack

A Cumbrian man has been charged with attempted murder after another man was left with head and facial injuries in an attack.

Police were called to Jackson Lane, in Shap, late on Sunday, where they found the seriously hurt 52-year-old victim.

He was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary in Carlisle, where his condition is described as stable.

Cumbria Police said a 44-year-old local man was due in court later charged with attempted murder.

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