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Kendal man charged with attempted murder

A man will appear in court tomorrow (April 1) charged with attempted murder following an assault in Kendal.

A Cumbria Police spokesman said: “Luke Canning, aged 21, of Bridge Street, Burneside, Kendal, 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.

“Canning has been remanded in custody ahead of an appearance at Barrow Magistrates’ Court.

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

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

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