Man facing assault charges after woman sent to hospital
Andrew Melvin George arrested at the scene in Lunenburg County
A Nova Scotia man will appear in court Monday to face a charge of aggravated assault after a Lunenburg County woman was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Police allege the assault occurred Friday in the First South area of Lunenburg County.
A 36-year-old woman was transported to the Fisherman's Memorial Hospital, where she was treated for injuries and released.
Police say 45-year-old Andrew Melvin George was arrested at the scene.
He is also facing charges of assault with a weapon, uttering threats and two counts of mischief in connection with the incident.
George has been remanded into custody and will be appearing in Bridgewater provincial court for Monday's hearing.