File: 202094723 – Tuesday Jan 21, 2020 @ 22:15 pm
Charlottetown Police Services responded to several 911 calls Tuesday night at approximately 10:15 pm reporting an assault occurring on the Arterial Highway, near the Upton Road round about.
Two vehicles were driving westbound on the Arterial Highway when a collision occurred. One off the drivers exited his car and proceeded to open the other drivers door and proceeded to repeatedly punched the elderly male driver. He then returned to his vehicle and fled the scene.
The victim was transported to the QEH, treated for injuries and has since been released.
Witnesses were able to obtain the license plate of the suspect vehicle which led to the arrest of a 27 year old Covehead male. The suspect was arrested on Wednesday and has been charged with Assault causing bodily harm.
The accused appeared in Provincial Court this afternoon for a remand hearing and was released with conditions. He will return to court at a later date.