Fredericton Male facing aggravated assault charges

A 20 year-old male is in custody facing aggravated assault and possession of what is suspected to be a controlled drug or substance. 

At approximately 1:44 a.m. on Sunday July 30, 2017, the FPF Primary Response Team responded to a 911 call reporting a disturbance between two groups of people on Prospect Street.

One person was assaulted.  The victim of the assault sustained moderate injuries and is still being treated at the DECH.

The Fredericton Police Force Major Crime Team, the Forensic Identification Section, and the K-9 Team were called to assist in the processing of the scene. 

The 20 year-old suspect will attend provincial court this morning.

This matter is currently under investigation and no further information will be released at this time.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Fredericton Police Force, at 506-460-2300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.