Court date after axe incident


A teenager has appeared in court after a man was allegedly hit on the head with an axe on a street in Morecambe.

Reece Cartledge, 18, of Thornton Road, Morecambe, appeared before magistrates in Lancaster on Monday morning.

He is charged with a Section 18 attempted GBH with intent after the incident in the early hours of Saturday, February 7 on Dallam Avenue in Morecambe, police said.

The condition of the victim, a man in his 20s, is unknown.

Police believe a second man was involved in the incident but he has not been found or arrested.