A woman is in a critical condition she was attacked in Keswick.
Officers were alerted to the incident that took place inside a property on St Kentigern Close at 11:20pm on 11 September.
A 64-year-old woman was taken to the Cumberland Infirmary with a serious head injury where she remains.
A man from Keswick was arrested at the scene and has been charged with grievous bodily harm with intent.
Patrick Webster, 62, is scheduled to appear at West Allerdale Magistrates court.
- Police ask anyone with information to contact 101.