Man charged with GBH following Carlisle assault

The assault happened in the rear garden of an address in Pennine Way, Carlisle Credit: ITV Border

A 28-year-old man from Carlisle has been charged with grievous bodily harm following an incident in the city over the weekend.

Nicky Maxwell, of Pennine Way, Carlisle, has been remanded in custody and will appear at Carlisle Magistrates' Court today.

Police received a report of an assault at around 11.20pm on Saturday 21 April. The incident is said to have happened at around 3pm.

A 28-year-old man was taken to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle with serious head injuries where he remains in a serious but stable condition.