He is to appear at Antrim Magistrates’ Court today, Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24, for a first remand hearing.
As is normal procedure, all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.
The charge is in connection with an assault on a man in Limavady on Monday, December 23.
Police were called to Coolessan Walk, Limavady. at about 4:10 am yesterday.
Detectives believe the victim, who is in his 20s, was injured in a fight in the garden.
He was taken to hospital where he has received treatment to his injuries.