Police investigating aggravated assault, victim in critical condition

Lethbridge Regional Police are investigating an aggravated assault after a 47-year-old male was found in a south side alley Monday night with severe injuries.

On Aug. 31, 2015 at approximately 9:30 p.m. police and EMS responded to a report of a male who had been assaulted and was unconscious in the alley along the 900 block of 17 Street South. The victim was transported to hospital for treatment of severe head trauma and upon examination found to also have significant internal injuries. He remains in hospital in critical condition.

Police remain on scene and the investigation is ongoing.

No further information is available for release at this time.

An update will be provided when possible.