Halifax Regional Police have charged a 58-year-old man with attempted murder after an assault in Dartmouth Thursday night.
Just after 10 p.m. police responded to a report of an injured man bleeding from the head running in the area of Jackson Road. Officers located the 34-year-old victim who was suffering from life threatening injuries consistent with being hit with a blunt object. He was taken to hospital.
Shortly after, police located and arrested a suspect without incident at a nearby residence. The suspect is also charged with assault with a weapon and aggravated assault.
The investigation is ongoing.