Cumbria

Man charged with attempted murder in Cumbria

A man has been charged with attempted murder after a woman was found with a serious head injury in a house near Carlisle.

Emergency services were called to a house in Newby East, near Little Corby, on Wednesday.

She was taken to hospital where her condition is described as serious but stable.

Richard Steven Booth, 56, appeared at Carlisle Magistrates' Court on Thursday.

Mr Booth of Croft House, Newby East, Wetheral, Carlisle, was remanded to appear at Carlisle Crown Court on 10 January.

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