Nova Scotia

N.S. man charged with attempted murder of baby

A Truro-area man has been charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault in relation to an assault on a two-month-old infant, police say.

A Truro-area man has been charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault in relation to an assault on a two-month-old infant, police say.

Colchester RCMP were contacted March 22 by the Community Services Department about an infant boy being taken to the Colchester Regional Hospital in Truro suffering from life-threatening injuries, Cpl. Addie MacCallum said Friday.

The baby was then transferred to the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, she said, where he was listed in stable condition.

James Joseph Robert Pumphrey, 23, of Hilden was arrested Friday and was remanded until his provincial court appearance Monday in Truro.

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