Aggravated Assault Charge Laid - 600 Block 45th St W

A 49 year old male has been charged with Aggravated Assault following a domestic disturbance.

On November 15, 2018, at 4:20 p.m., Police received a report of a domestic disturbance in the 600 block of 45th Street West, possibly involving weapons.

Upon attending, Police located a 49 year old woman with a severe head injury and learned she had been attacked with a hatchet. She was rushed to the hospital and is currently listed in serious, but stable condition.

A 49 year old male suspect had initially fled the scene, but was later located and arrested by Police. He has been charged with one count of Aggravated Assault and is expected to see a Justice of the Peace in the evening on November 16, 2018.

This was not a random attack as the victim and the suspect are known to each other.

(Occurrence Number: 18-121577)