Charges are pending against a 50-year-old man accused of assaulting two people with a weapon Friday night in Kentville, seriously injuring one victim.

RCMP say officers were called to a home on Exhibition Street around 9:45 p.m.

Police say a 41-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman were assaulted. Both were taken by ambulance to Valley Regional Hospital.

The man has moderate injuries and was released from hospital. The woman has serious injuries and was transferred to the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax.

The suspect was arrested at the scene of the assaults.