Man charged with serious assault

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LINACY – On January 28, Pictou District RCMP responded to a complaint of a serious assault which occurred inside a home on Merigomish Road in Linacy.

A 17-year old male was found inside the home and had sustained serious head and facial injuries. He was taken to hospital by ambulance.

The suspect was a 23-year-old Thorburn man, was later arrested for the incident and has been charged with aggravated assault, uttering threats and assault.  He  is scheduled to appear in Pictou Provincial Court on April 8.

The victim remains in hospital in Halifax with serious injuries.

The investigation is ongoing.