Glace Bay man airlifted to hospital after baseball bat attack
19-year-old airlifted to Halifax after York Street attack
A Glace Bay man was airlifted to Halifax hospital with serious head and facial injuries after he was assaulted by a man with a baseball bat on Tuesday morning, say Cape Breton Regional Police.
Officers went to an apartment building on York Street in Glace Bay at 11:20 a.m. after getting several calls about people being assaulted by a man with a bat.
A man and a woman — both 19 years old — were taken to the Cape Breton Regional Hospital.
The man was later airlifted to Halifax for further treatment while the woman remains in Cape Breton Regional Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, said police.
Officers found the suspect nearby and arrested a 32-year-old man. He lives in the building and knows the victims, said police.
The baseball bat was located on McLean Street.
No charges have been laid.
A neighbour told CBC News the attack followed an argument over a missing cellphone.