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37-year-old man charged with assault at ball field in Lower Sackville: N.S. RCMP


The RCMP says they have charged a man following an incident in Lower Sackville, N.S.

According to a news release, officers responded to a report of an alleged assault at a ball field on Cobequid Road on Tuesday around 4:45 p.m.

Officers say they learned a 37-year-old man, who was armed with a bat, had allegedly assaulted a 38-year-old man following a verbal altercation.

Both men are from the Lower Sackville area and are known to each other.

Police say the 38-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The 37-year-old man was safely arrested at the scene. Anthony Scott Chandler has been charged with assault with a weapon.

Chandler was held in custody and was released on conditions by the court the following day.

He will return in Dartmouth provincial court on April 3 at 9:30 a.m.

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