Carlisle hammer attack: Four charged
Four people have been charged in connection with a hammer attack which left a man seriously injured.
Offenders forced their way into a house on Bower Street, Carlisle, early on Saturday evening, Cumbria Police said.
A 39-year-old man was taken to hospital with a serious head injury. A woman, also 39, had her finger broken.
Three men aged 33, 26 and 23 and a 31-year-old woman, all from Carlisle, have been charged with aggravated burglary and are due in court later.
The injured man remains in hospital.