Attempted murder charge laid after 'physical altercation' in Halifax

Halifax Regional Police are investigating after a 41-year-old man was attacked earlier this week.  (Robert Short/CBC - image credit)
Halifax Regional Police are investigating after a 41-year-old man was attacked earlier this week. (Robert Short/CBC - image credit)

A Halifax man faces charges of attempted murder and aggravated assault after a "physical altercation" early Wednesday.

Halifax Regional Police said officers went to a residence on Sylvia Avenue at 3:30 a.m. after getting reports of a disturbance.

"Two men who are known to one another were involved in a physical altercation," Const. Nicolas Gagnon said.

The victim, a 41-year-old man, was taken to hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. A 43-year-old man was arrested at the scene and was charged Thursday.

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