Man airlifted to hospital following assault in Harewood

NANAIMO – Male victim flown to Victoria after sustaining head injury from assault.

A male victim was airlifted to Victoria General Hospital after an early morning assault in Harewood Wednesday.

Police and ambulance crews responded shortly before 1 a.m. when they were called about a man who had sustained a head injury during an attack on the 600 block of Fifth Street.

Police reported Wednesday afternoon that the investigation was in its early stages and they had not determined who the 39-year-old male victim’s assailant was.

Police reported the victim was in hospital in serious, but stable, condition.