Man charged after man assaulted with bat

RCMP Halifax Regional Detachment has charged a man with Assault with a Weapon following an incident in Lower Sackville.

On February 27, at approximately 4:45 p.m., RCMP officers responded to a report of an assault that occurred at a ball field on Cobequid Rd. They learned that a 37-year-old man, who was armed with a bat, had assaulted a 38-year-old man following a verbal altercation. Both men are from the Lower Sackville area and are known to each other.

The 38-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The 37-year-old man was safely arrested at the scene. Anthony Scott Chandler has been charged with Assault with a Weapon.

Chandler was held in custody and was released on conditions by the court the following day. He will return in Dartmouth Provincial Court on April 3, 2024, at 9:30 a.m.


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