Nova Scotia

Attempted murder charge in Stewiacke attack

Police have charged a man with attempted murder after an assault in Stewiacke that sent another man to hospital with severe head wounds.

Police have charged a man with attempted murder after an assault in Stewiacke that sent another man to hospital with severe head injuries.

Colchester RCMP said Andy Stephen Robinson, 30, was arrested Wednesday night after a tip from the public.

Robinson is accused of attacking a 32-year-old man last Friday.

The victim was found lying on Main Street, unconscious and suffering from head wounds. He was taken to Halifax for emergency surgery.

RCMP were looking for Robinson and asked for the public's help.

Robinson is also charged with aggravated assault. No court date has been set yet.

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