Police investigating downtown assault

Lethbridge Police are investigating an incident where a 37-year-old male was assaulted Friday morning.

On December 6, 2019 at approximately 8:30 a.m. police responded to a report of an assault along the 200 block of 5 Street South. Upon arrival, police located a male with injuries to his head. EMS were immediately contacted and subsequently transported the victim to hospital where he currently remains in stable condition.

Following further investigation, a suspect was identified and later located along the 1400 block of 2 Avenue North where he was arrested without incident.

Investigation in the matter is ongoing and police are asking anyone who was in the area and may have witnessed the incident to call 403-328-4444.

This was not a random incident as the parties involved are known to one another.

No further information is available to release at this time.

An update will be provided when possible.