A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of affray and grievous bodily harm following an incident in which a man was allegedly struck with a hammer in Kendal.
The alleged assault took place yesterday afternoon (18 Oct) at around 2pm near to the former YMCA after the victim was chased from the lower area of Kirkbarrow to Kirkland in Kendal.
The arrested man is currently still in police custody.
The injured man, aged 27 and from Kendal, suffered cuts to his head which required medical treatment. He remains in hospital today.
Anyone with information about this incident who has yet to come forward is urged to contact police referencing incident 125 of 18 October, 2017.
Or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.