July 23, 2018 10:26 am

Charges after Jackson Square assault

Man charged with aggravated assault after attack outside of Jackson Square.

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A 52-year-old man is recovering from his injuries after an attack on King Street West and James Street North outside Jackson Square on Sunday at about 1 p.m.

Hamilton Police say they have a 26-year-old in custody.

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Investigators say there was an exchange of words between the men just after 1 p.m., and then the 26-year-old started swinging.

The victim’s injuries are not said to be life-threatening.

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The accused has been charged with aggravated assault.  No names have been released.

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