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Man charged with attempted murder after Kendal assault

The area was cordoned off Credit: ITV Border

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

Luke Canning, aged 21, of Bridge Street, Burneside, has been charged with attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon.

The charges are in relation to an assault that left a 33-year-old man in a critical condition in hospital.

Luke Canning has been remanded in custody ahead of an appearance at Barrow Magistrates’ Court on April 1.

A 27-year-old Kendal man who was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder has been released with no further action.

The victim of the assault, also from Kendal, remains in a critical condition at Royal Preston Hospital.