Victim and suspect in stable condition after attempted axe murder

Broughton road, Dalton Credit: Google maps

A suspect and victim injured in an attempted murder involving an axe in Dalton, are now both in stable condition in hospital.

They were both taken to Furness General Hospital after police were called to an incident on Broughton Road, around 8.00pm yesterday.

The 46-year-old victim was suffering life threatening injuries following the attack.

A 42-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.