Serious injuries after man assaulted with skateboard

RCMP release:

Halifax District RCMP has arrested a man after a serious assault on Cole Harbour Rd. in Cole Harbour.

On September 10, 2023, at approximately 2:05 a.m., Halifax District RCMP responded to a report of a man who had been seriously injured after being assaulted on Cole Harbour Rd. in Cole Harbour. RCMP officers learned that 44-year-old man had been struck in the head with a skateboard by a 37-year-old man, during a physical altercation between the two. The suspect then fled the area on foot. The victim suffered serious injuries and was transported to hospital by ambulance.

A short time later, RCMP officers located the suspect and safely arrested him. The suspect was transported to the Cole Harbour Detachment where he later damaged a telephone inside the building. The suspect was then transported to cells and was later released on conditions. He will be facing charges of Assault with a Weapon and Mischief. He will appear in Dartmouth Provincial Court on October 30, 2023 at 9:30 a.m.

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