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Man charged with attempted murder remanded in custody

The incident happened on a footpath at Waterside in Kendal Credit: ITV Border

A man charged with attempted murder following an assault in Kendal has appeared in court.

Luke Canning, aged 21, of Bridge Street, Burneside, appeared at Barrow Magistrates’ Court today.

Canning, also charged with possession of an offensive weapon, was remanded in custody and is due to appear at Carlisle Crown Court on 15 April.

The charges relate to an assault that happened in the early hours of Saturday 30 March on a footpath at Waterside in Kendal.

The victim of the assault, a 33-year-old Kendal man, remains in a critical condition.