The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) Major Crime Unit has arrested and charged a 16-year-old Conception Bay South male in relation to a serious physical assault on a 21-year-old man in September.
According to police, the victim was in the area of Peachy Town Road and Peachy Town Access Road in the town on Sept. 14 between 3 and 6 a.m. when the assault occurred. Two males allegedly attacked the victim and then fled on foot.
Police say the victim received serious, but not life-threatening injuries.
This afternoon, members from the RNC Major Crime Unit arrested and charged a 16-year-old C.B.S. male with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and breaches of court orders. The suspect was held for a court appearance.
The RNC is continuing the investigation and are still searching for a second individual involved.
Investigators with the Major Crime Unit would like to speak with anyone who may have witnessed the incident. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Major Crime Unit at 729-8000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
People can also provide information anonymously on the N.L. Crime Stoppers Website at www.nlcrimestoppers.com.