Bathurst City Police

Bathurst City Police say the infant remains at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax. (City of Bathurst)

A man from Bathurst has been charged with aggravated assault involving a month-old infant.

The 22-year-old man appeared in Bathurst provincial court on Thursday, say police.

The infant remains at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax.

The accused has been remanded in custody, pending a bail hearing on Monday at 1:30 p.m.

Earlier this week, police said they had been called to the Chaleur Regional Hospital on Sept. 10 by social workers with the Department of Social Development regarding a baby, who was later transferred to the IWK.