Three men face assault with a weapon charges, accused of attacking another man with a brick in Halifax on Thursday night.

It happened at about 9 p.m. on Barrington Street, near Cornwallis Street.

A 27-year-old was treated in hospital for a laceration to his head, but was later released.

Investigators said the victim knows some of the attackers.

The suspects — aged 26, 28 and 41  —  were taken into custody and are due in court on Friday.