Man charged after Kendal hammer attack

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A 20-year-old man has been charged following an attack involving a hammer in Kendal.

The incident happened on Wednesday 18 October at around 2.00pm near to the Salvation Army building, after a 27-year-old man was chased from the lower area of Kirkbarrow to Kirkland.

He suffered from head injuries.

Kaylam Megson has been charged with actual bodily harm, grievous bodily harm and criminal damage.

Megson is due to appear at South Cumbria Magistrates’ Court in Barrow today.