Man arrested after New year’s Day disturbance

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NEW GLASGOW – Police have arrested a man following a disturbance that took place in the wee morning hours on New year’s Day.

On January 1 at approximately 12:30 a.m., the New Glasgow Regional Police were called to a disturbance on Stewart Street. Upon arrival, officers identified a 20-year-old man who sustained serious injury.

As a result of investigation, New Glasgow Regional Police Major Crime Unit have arrested and charged a 23-year-old male from New Glasgow with aggravated assault.

The accused has been released from custody and will appear in Provincial Court at a later date.

The male victim remains in hospital with serious injuries.

New Glasgow Regional Police continue to investigate.