Police charge man with aggravated assault, robbery

Lethbridge Police have charged a 24-year-old man in connection with an aggravated assault during the early morning hours Tuesday and the investigation is ongoing to locate additional subjects.

On February 28, 2017 just before 5 a.m. an injured male was located in a parking lot along the 1000 block of 3 Avenue North. The 49-year-old male was transported to hospital with serious head injuries. Investigation determined the male had previously been walking in an alley near 4 Avenue and Stafford Drive North when he was approached by group of people and assaulted. As a result of follow-up investigation police identified and arrested a male suspect a short time later.

Police have identified several other persons of interest and the investigation is ongoing. The victim remains in hospital in serious but stable condition.

Cee Cee Junior Across the Mountain, 24, is charged with aggravated assault and robbery. Across the Mountain was scheduled to appear court March 3.