A man has been charged with attempted murder following a serious assault in Crewe.
A 32-year-old man suffered serious head injuries following an incident in Mill Street near the junction with Nantwich Road at around 3.15am on Saturday.
He was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.
A 55-year-old man from Ipswich, has been charged with attempted and possession of an offensive weapon.
He will appear at South Cheshire Magistrates Court later.