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Posted on 11:15:00 on 14th April 2019

Scott Topping, aged 39, Wigton, has been charged with attempted murder and remanded in custody.

He has also been charged with possession of a bladed article, common assault and threatening a person in a public place with a bladed article.


The charges relate to an incident that occurred outside the Throstle Nest pub, Wigton, on Friday evening (April 12th).


A local woman in her 40s sustained a serious head injury not believed to life changing, she has since been discharged from hospital.


A local man in his 20s remains in The Cumberland Infirmary in a serious but stable condition.


Topping, is due to appear at Workington Magistrates on April 15th 2019.

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