Man charged with GBH following Whitehaven assault

Lowther Street, Whitehaven Credit: Google maps

A 43-year-old man has been charged with section 18 GBH following an assault in Whitehaven which left another man with serious head injuries.

Mark Quigley, of Hillcrest Avenue, Whitehaven, will appear at Carlisle Magistrates Court today.

The attack took place in the town on Lowther Street at 11:42pm on Saturday 30 December.

A 39-year-old man from the town sustained serious, non-life threatening, head injuries. A second man, aged 26 and also from the town, sustained minor injuries.